Second suspect in Linden rape video released on station bail

first_imgThe second male suspect allegedly involved in a recent viral sex tape with a female Linden teenager has been released from Police custody.The man who hails from Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) was on Friday released on $60,000 station bail, after spending 72 hours in Police custody in Linden.Dead: Sherwin Apple, also called “Yellow”He was taken into custody for questioning on Tuesday and was said to be assisting with investigations into the matter. E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Commander Anthony Vanderhyden on Friday noted that a report has been prepared and advice is being sought from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on the way forward with the matter.“It is a sexual offence and so we have prepared a report to seek advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions,” he noted. While there was no prior Police report on the incident, officers responded after a string of explicit sexually-related videos involving two males and the teen went viral on Monday.Both the teen and her mother were reportedly questioned by Police in relation to the incident.Investigations took another turn when the other male suspect, Sherwin Apple, also called “Yellow”, was found dead on the Kitty seawall on Tuesday. The post-mortem examination on the body of the 41-year-old of Kitty, Georgetown, and of Silvertown, Linden, gave the cause of death as asphyxiation/strangulation with added compression to the neck.However, Crime Chief Lydon Alves when contacted told Guyana Times that several persons were questioned in relation to the man’s death but no arrests were made. He noted that the Police will continue their investigations until the murder is solved.last_img

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