Takutu Landing fatal stabbing

first_imgVictim ID as Diamond, EBD residentThe police have confirmed that the miner that was stabbed to death at Takutu Landing, Puruni Road, Mazaruni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), after he went to help a woman, was positively identified as 24-year-old Eric Nurse of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara.The miner called “Black Boy” was stabbed at least 12 times after he intervened in an argument between another miner and a woman.The suspect is a 37-year-old miner of Enterprise, Lower Pomeroon River, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), and has since confessed to the murder.Reports are on Wednesday at about 20:30h, Nurse and the suspect were consuming alcohol at a popular shop in the area.However, at about 01:20h on Thursday morning, it is alleged that the suspect concealed himself in the sleeping quarters of a female employee without her knowledge.As she entered, she was confronted by the man and immediately raised an alarm. The woman and the suspect were, however, engaged in a heated argument and it was at this time that the victim intervened and held onto the suspect’s shirt and pulled him out of the room.The woman reportedly went back into her sleeping quarters and left the two men arguing in front of the shop.About five minutes later, the woman heard a commotion and upon checking, saw “Black Boy” lying on his back in a pool of blood and motionless. The suspected murder weapon was recovered at the scene and taken as evidence.Nurse’s body was transported to the Bartica Regional Hospital Mortuary.last_img

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