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Teenager charged in connection with Guyana massacre

Published:Friday | February 22, 2008 | 9:22 AM

The police in Guyana have charged a teenager in connection with the January 26, killing of 11 people including five children in East Coast Demerara village of Lusignan.

James Hyles, 19, a minibus conductor appeared before a Magistrate on Thursday to answer murder charges.

The police said Hyles was among a group of heavily armed men, who invaded the village killing 11 people.

He is to appear in court on February 28.