Former Captain of the Guyana Defence Force, Orwain Sandy is expected to be charged with the Capital offence of Murder at the Georgetown Magistrates Court today.
Sandy allegedly shot his common-law wife fourteen times before he turned himself in to the police along with the murder weapon, which was his service weapon. The incident took place last Saturday at First Street Aleaxander Village.
According to reports, the two had a heated argument in a motor car before Sandy exited the car and shot Payne once to the head and thirteen times to the body.
The Guyana Defence Force after learning of the incident, immediately interdict Sandy from all duties, a board of inquiry was also launched by the GDF into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The public is expected to be barred from the proceedings at the Court today.