Arrest for Solomon murder

| 10/09/2014

(CNS): A 27-year-old local male was arrested yesterday evening on suspicion of the murder of Solomon David Webster (left), police said. A second male, aged 60 was arrested for aiding and abetting an offender in relation to the murder investigation. Both males are in custody at the George Town Police Station. The arrest on Tuesday 9 September was as a result of a police operation in the West Bay area involving firearms officers, Drugs and Serious Crime Task Force, K9 and Air Support. 24-year-old special Olympian Solomon Webster (left) was shot on Sunday night in Daisy Lane at around 8-30pm and was taken by his family in a private car to the West Bay Clinic. 

He was transferred from the car to an ambulance en-route to the clinic. Webster was then transported to the George Town Hospital, where he later died from a wound in his groin area.

Police said Webster’s murder was not believed to be gang related. 

Detective Inspector Denis Walkington is appealing for anyone with any information to contact the Incident Room at 649-3057 or George Town Police Station on 949-4222 or the RCIPS’ tip-line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers 800-8477 (TIPS).

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