Police have released the names of the two suspects in the two killings on the weekend.
Acting Commissioner of Police Colin John said on Monday that Andrew Knights, a 49-year-old fisherman, is in custody assisting with the investigation in the death of Maxwell “Bad Money” Nash.
Nash, a 40-year-old fisherman of Ottley Hall, originally of Chateaubelair, died on the beach in Rose Place, Kingstown, reportedly after an altercation with Knights.
John said: “On Saturday, August 18, 2018, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Major Crimes Unit (MCU) responded to a call that there was a man lying on the beach in Rose Place who appeared to be dead.
“On arrival on the scene, the police met a man who was later identified as Maxwell “Bad Money” Nash, 40-year-old fisherman of Chateaubelair, lying on the said beach with multiple stab wounds about his body.
The district medical officer was summoned to the scene and pronounced Nash dead.
A post mortem examination was slated to be conducted on Nash’s body at 2 p.m. on Monday.
John further said that police are also investigating the murder of Ian Garfield Enoch, 50, a travel agent supervisor of Brighton.
Enoch’s body was discovered on Saturday at Argyle in a hut in the area known as Carib Village.
Enoch’s body had multiple chop wounds, John said.
The police chief further said that Anwar Jack, a 24-year-old unemployed man of Georgetown is in custody and is assisting the police with the investigations.
iWitness News was reliably informed that Jack told police that he chopped Enoch during a homosexual encounter Friday night.
A post mortem examination was slated to be conducted on Enoch’s body at 10 a.m. Monday.
Meanwhile, the police chief also said that police are investigating a report of robbery and kidnapping of four young women, which occurred on Friday about 11:10 p.m. in the Villa area.
Investigations into this matter are ongoing, the police chief said without elaborating.
However, iWitness News understands that the women were abducted at gunpoint after leaving a restaurant in the area.
They were able to escape their abductors, said to be three males, after they came upon another vehicle.