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17 years jail for former bus conductor who fatally stabbed “Boy”

L-R: Convicted killer Samuel Stewart and dead Patrick Raynol

Samuel Stewart, called “Sammy,” was on Tuesday slapped with a 17-year jail sentence for the unlawful killing of 25-year-old Patrick Wilson, also called “Boy.”

Stewart, a former bus conductor of Salton Village, Corentyne, was sentenced by Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall in the Berbice High Court.

Last month, a 12-member jury found Stewart guilty of unlawfully killing Wilson on June 16, 2019, at Limlair Village.

According to media reports, at about 23:00h on the day in question, Stewart and Raynol’s cousin were involved in a dispute.

In the height of the exchange, Raynol intervened but received a stab to the chest by Stewart, who was armed with a knife. The injured man attempted to run but only made it a short distance before collapsing on a heap of sand.


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