Labourer killed during row over decade-old grievance

first_imgAn Essequibo River man was on Wednesday evening stabbed to death by a drinking partner after the two had an argument over an incident that occurred almost 10 years ago.Dead is 32-year-old Cedric Williams, a labourer of Foulmouth Village, Essequibo River.According to a Police report, the incident occurred on Wednesday just about midnight.Investigations revealed that the suspect, who is yet to be arrested, and Williams were imbibing at the landing when an argument ensued between the two over an incident that occurred in 2009.As a result of the disagreement, it is alleged that the suspect became annoyed, armed himself with a knife and stabbed Williams to the neck several times before fleeing the scene.The injured man was rushed to the Bartica Regional Hospital by public-spirited persons and was pronounced dead on arrival.The body is at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting a post-mortem.An investigation into the murder has been launched.last_img read more