A man who goes by the alias “Fineman” was stabbed to death by another on Friday during a drinking spree at Rose Hall Town, Corentyne Berbice. The incident occurred at about 17:45h.
According to the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the suspect is presently in a critical condition at the New Amsterdam Hospital after sustaining a stab wound to the neck and the abdomen. He is under Police guard at the hospital.
A 31-year-old eyewitness revealed to investigators that the now-deceased man and the suspect had an argument. The GPF noted that the suspect stabbed “Fineman” in the chest during the altercation.
“Investigators are still to ascertain how or when the suspect received his life-threatening injuries,” the Police Force said.
“Fineman” was escorted from the scene to the Port Mourant Public Hospital by the Police, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Investigations are ongoing.