Murder suspects released

| 11/10/2010

(CNS): Police have released two of the four men arrested in connection with the killing of Jack Forbes in Bodden Town on 1 October, an RCIPS spokesperson said on Monday. A 34-year-old man who was arrested in George Town on Friday 8 October in connection with the crime has since been released on police bail while enquiries continue. The 18-year-old man who was arrested in the operations immediately following the murder has also been released on police bail. Police said two other men arrested in the wake of the murder of Forbes remain in police custody. According to reports, 49-year-old Forbes, was the victim of a brutal attack which took place around the Plaza Odessa, in Bodden Town.

Police found Forbes’ beaten body at around 6:20pm at the scene of the crime, where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses said that Forbes was beaten and stabbed during an attack by several individuals.
Forbes had recently been released from Northward prison after serving around ten years of a twelve year sentence for the manslaughter of Steve Watler in May 2000.
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