Boat captain acquitted of manslaughter in fatal mishap

  • Published on: Jun 12, 2021 - 3:04 AM
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Boat captain acquitted of manslaughter in fatal mishap Tyrone Da Silva, the boat captain who was charged with manslaughter over the death of a man who was killed in a boat accident, was on Wednesday acquitted after Justice Navindra Singh upheld a no-case submission and directed the jury to return a formal verdict of not guilty. Dead: Ryan De Freitas Following his arraignment at the High Court in Essequibo, Da Silva pleaded not guilty to the charge which alleged that on August 31, 2016, in the county of Essequibo, he unlawfully killed Ryan De Freitas, 28, a father of one, of Lower Pomeroon, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam). Da Silva was represented …
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