The man, aged 27 of George Town, who was arrested on suspicion of murder (see prior release) is now on police bail. Investigations into the matter are ongoing and there is currently insufficient evidence to charge any suspects. The RCIPS is aware that photos of an alleged suspect have been irresponsibly circulated on social media and are warning the public against any action taken due to an assumption of guilt on this individual’s part.
“Due to the images that have been circulated on social media which were accompanied by comments and statements alleging the guilt of this individual, we are very concerned about the threat of reprisals against this individual,” said Superintendent Pete Lansdown. “We would like to remind the public that the presumption of innocence is given at all times and that any unlawful acts, regardless of motivation, will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”