Miss­ing Ber­bice boy’s body found

Stabroek News Sunday - - LEGAL NOTICES -

Res­i­dents of East Bank Ber­bice were in anger and dis­be­lief yes­ter­day as the de­com­pos­ing body of 13-year-old Leonard Archibald, who was raped and then dumped into the Ber­bice River, was fi­nally found, while the main sus­pect in the crime was ac­cused by young boys of car­ry­ing out a se­ries of at­tacks on them over a num­ber of years. At min­utes af­ter 3 pm, Archibald’s body was dis­cov­ered on a mud­flat lo­cated at the back of Kort­ber­aad Vil­lage, in the Ber­bice River, which is some three miles from Broth­ers Vil­lage, East Bank Ber­bice, where the teen lived. The dis­cov­ery was made by a search party com­pris­ing rel­a­tives of Archibald, who had de­cided that it would be their fi­nal search for the day. The search of the river was un­der­taken in light of a re­ported con­fes­sion by the sus­pect in the crime to dump­ing Archibald’s body and bi­cy­cle in the river af­ter sex­u­ally as­sault­ing him. Leonard Archibald

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