Police treating disappearance of East Bank man as murder; wanted bulletin issued for tenant


Police believe that an East Bank Demerara man who disappeared mid-November was murdered even though a body has never been found; the Police believe the man’s tenant may have been involved in the crime and have issued a wanted bulletin for him.

Wanted is Leon Waddel called Mack. He lived at 4th Creek, Kuru Kuru, Linden/Soesdyke Highway.

The News Room reported that Answar went missing on November 15, 2020 and an official Missing Person’s report was filed on December 16.

His brother, Harvey Stoll, told the News Room that Waddel stayed with his brother for some time. When he was asked to move out, Harvey claimed Waddel threatened to kill his brother.

Answar’s house at Kuru Kuru was found ransacked with what appears to be blood stains on the floor and walls. Harvey said the lights, food and solar battery are also missing from the house.

On Thursday, he confirmed that the police took samples of the substance on the walls which they tested and confirmed to be blood.

Harvey said on Wednesday, the police also took samples from him for a DNA test to confirm that the blood came from his brother.

Anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Waddel is asked to contact the police on telephone numbers 216-0250, 216-0251 216-0252, 216-0253, 216-0254, 265-7383, 261-2760, 225-3650, 226-1928, 911 or the nearest police station.

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