Lieutenant Douglas was a ‘committed, dedicated’ officer – GDF mourns
See below full statement issued by the Guyana Defence Force following the murder of Rondel Douglas, a Lieutenant (Coast Guard):
The Guyana Defence Force extends sincere condolences to the wife, family and friends of Lieutenant (Coast Guard) Rondel Douglas who lost his life last night.
Lieutenant (Coast Guard) Douglas, aged 33, a resident of Bagotsville, West Bank Demerara, was killed in the vicinity of North Ruimveldt. The circumstances surrounding his killing are being investigated by the police.
He enlisted in the Guyana Defence Force on February 15, 2012, and was a graduate of the Standard Officer Course 44. He was a first-year full-time student at the University of Guyana, pursuing a Degree in Computer Science.
Lt (CG) Douglas was a committed and dedicated Officer who last served as Aide-de-Camp to the former Chief of Staff, Brigadier Godfrey Bess.
The Chief of Staff, Brigadier Omar Khan, Officers and Ranks of the Guyana Defence Force mourn with his wife, Candaceae Mc Lean– Douglas and their daughter, Adirah and the other members of his immediate family.