Herry now also charged with rape in addition to murder

Katner Herry (DOC photo)

The man accused of murdering Luciana Polly is now facing additional charges after a grand jury handed down an indictment late yesterday afternoon.

Kanter Herry was arrested two days after Lucianna Polly was found unclothed and beaten to death on Ramirez Street in Toto. He was initially charged with murder and aggravated assault as police waited for the results of Polly’s autopsy report. The report confirmed that her death was a homicide, and that she died as a result of blunt force trauma to the head but no other findings were made public.

However, an indictment handed down yesterday, accuses Herry of raping Polly, stating it “occurred under circumstance involving another felony, namely aggravated assault.” The indicted also stated that Herry strangled Polly at some point during the incident.

Based on this, Herry is now charged with aggravated murder, murder, first-degree criminal sexual conduct aggravated assault, and strangulation.


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Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.