April 15, 2024



Shonnette Dover’s sister, father of boyfriend in custody

Police have arrested the father of Shaquan Allen and 15-year-old sister of Shonnette Dover, the 20-year-old woman, whose decomposed body was found on Friday morning in her boyfriend’s backyard. He has been identified as Shaquan Allen and police have launched a man hunt for him.

Based on information received, the Police contacted the 15-year-old sister of the deceased and on 2021-04-29 about 23:35 hours and 2021-04-30 ať 00:01 hours, detectives – in the presence of a Child Care and Probation Officer – ať Wismar Police Station Criminal Investigation Department, subjected her to a video interview, during which she was told of an allegation, cautioned in accordance with the Judges Rules and provided a statement.

Information provided alleges that on the night the victim went ‘missing’, her boyfriend, was oiling ‘his brownish gun in their living room’.

He then pointed the gun at the victim who told him ‘he like play and he should put away that thing.’

The sister says she then heard a sound like a squib and he (suspect) said ‘oh shoots, I shoot that girl’.

She then saw Shonette’s mouth open and blood on her face and she said to Shaquawn, ‘lets take her hospital’ and he said “no she dead already”.

He then accompanied the sister to his father and told him what he did and his father told him ‘don’t tell (me) stupidness, why (you) playing with the gun?’

They subsequently left and collected a spade from a man and dug a hole aback the house where the victim was buried. The suspect then hid the gun.

In the wee hours of this morning, on her directions, ranks went into action and dug up the area about four feet down during which they stumbled upon the body of a female, partly decomposed.

Due to the decomposed state of the body, it was difficult to see any marks of violence on the most exposed parts of the body.

It was escorted to the Linden Hospital Complex and pronounced dead on arrival at 03:50hrs and is now at the Pensioners Mortuary where it is being stored awaiting PME.

The 15-yr-old was placed into custody pending investigations.

The father of the suspect was arrested and placed in custody pending investigations.