Miner beaten, stabbed; body dumped in pit latrine


Two persons are in Police custody for the gruesome murder 25-year-old Darvin David whose decomposing body was found face down in a latrine Wednesday, May 22 at Tassawini, North West District in Region One.

Police Headquarters revealed that the miner of Tassawini Landing was imbibing with three friends on May 17at Marcus Hope’s shop when he [miner] accused one of them of trying to rob him of money.

As a result, an argument ensued between David and the suspects but he subsequently left.

It is alleged that while David was walking home, the suspects attacked him; Police said they stabbed him to the throat and threw him overboard.

They then dumped his body in a pit latrine.  David’s body was discovered some five days later.

Investigations are ongoing.


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