Taxi driver stabbed to death in Mocha


Police are investigating the murder of 34-year-old Owayne Lynch, a taxi driver of Stevedore Housing Scheme, Georgetown who was stabbed to death on Cemetery Road, Mocha on the East Bank of Demerara at around 21:45hrs Tuesday night.

Police Headquarters in a statement noted that the victim was plying his trade with motor car # PRR 3313 – a black Toyota IST – from Swift Cab at Dennis Street, Turkeyen, Sophia.

At around 8:30pm, the dispatcher sent Lynch to Sophia to pick up a client destined to Mocha.

He was later found lying motionless on Cemetery Road Mocha Arcadia in a pool of blood with multiple wounds about his body; an ice pick was found at the scene.

The body is presently at Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post mortem examination.

Police Headquarters said no one has been arrested as yet.

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