Elderly women confirmed strangled, two confess to murder
Two of the five suspects in custody have confessed to the murder of two elderly women who were found bound and gagged in their lot 243 Albert and South Road, Georgetown, home.
News Room understands that three males and two females are in custody for the murder of 89-year-old Constance Fraser and 77-year-old Phylis Caesar.
According to information received by News Room, of the females in custody, one is the mother of one of the suspects and the other is the child mother of another.
The men are said to be ages 23, 26 and 30, while one of the women is in her 30s and the other is about 40 years old. The police are also looking for a third female.
News Room was also told that murder was not the intention of those who invaded the home of the women; they reportedly were there to rob the women, but something happened that caused them to take their lives.
The elderly women were found bound and gagged in their home just after 08:00hrs on Tuesday by church members.
A post-mortem conducted on the bodies of Fraser and Caesar today by Government Pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh gave the cause of death as asphyxiation due to suffocation and manual strangulation compound with trauma to the head.
News Room previously reported that Caesar was the caretaker of the Full Gospel Assembly Church, located opposite the home and also worked at a Private School a short distance away.
Pastor of the Church, Winston McGowan told reporters that he and other church members visited the women on Monday evening and spent some time with them before leaving at about 19:30hrs.