Man confesses to killing Corentyne welder after alleged affair


The suspect arrested in relation to the murder of Corentyne welder Joshua Hardatt called ‘Money’ confessed to the crime and reportedly told the Police that the victim had an affair with his wife some time ago.

This was confirmed by Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum who also told the News Room that the suspect remains in Police custody as the probe continues.

The suspect was recently released from prison; he was jailed after he wounded someone else.

According to information reliably provided to the News Room, the suspect was questioned in relation to the crime and he told investigators that Hardatt allegedly had an affair with his (the suspect’s) wife while he was in prison.

The suspect also reportedly told the Police that he confronted Hardatt about the affair; Hardatt reportedly denied the allegation.

As such, the suspect said he became angry and dealt Hardatt several blows about his body.

Hardatt, a resident of Bloomfield Village, Corentyne Berbice, was murdered sometime between 18:00 hrs on Tuesday and 08:00 hrs on Wednesday at Auchlyne Cultivating Dam.

Police Headquarters reported that Hardatt left his residence with his silver-grey Toyota Premio motor car, PAD 1612 and went to an unknown destination.

At about 09:00 hrs relatives received a call that the car was seen on the dam. The Police were informed and the scene was visited.

Hardatt’s body was found motionless, lying face down in a crouching position in the back passenger seat of his car with marks of violence to his face forehead, and a wound to the back of the head.

His body was escorted to Ramoo Funeral home and is awaiting a post-mortem examination.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.