Prisoner killed during fight at Lusignan Holding Bay
A 30-year-old vendor who was on remand for the possession of narcotics at the Lusignan Holding Bay was killed during a fight with others on Tuesday.
Police Headquarters said initial investigations revealed that there was a “scuffle” among inmates in the Holding Bay after which Jason Dundas was brought out by other inmates with injuries to his face and body.
Prison officers on duty examined him and observed he had injuries to his left side face and body and rushed him to the infirmary.
He was subsequently taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Dundas was a shopkeeper at the Stabroek Market where he was allegedly busted with 43.772 kilograms of cannabis worth over $21M on August 27, 2019.
Police Headquarters said Dundas, of Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara, was remanded to prison on August 30, 2019 for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.