Teenagers charged with murder of drug addict

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Three teenagers, who are accused of being drug dealers, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan Friday, charged with the murder of a 45-year-old drug addict, who was stabbed at Leopold and Lombard Streets, Georgetown on November 17, 2018.

Nineteen-year-old John McKenzie, a hospital attendant at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) along with his two 15-year-old co-accused were not required to plea to the capital offence.

It is alleged that they killed the victim, who was identified only as ‘Buckman’ after he refused to purchase drugs from them.

The teenagers were remanded to prison until December 11, 2018.

News Room understands that the victim was stabbed multiple times.

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