Beterverwagting man stabbed to death during fight


A 27-year-old man of Quamina Road, Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara was killed during a fight with an identifiable man on Sunday.

Dead is Alwyn Eastman; Police Headquarters reported that Eastman was stabbed to the upper left chest and right side abdomen.

The 29-year-old suspect remains on the run. The News Room understands that Eastman and the suspect got into a fight as a result of an old grievance. On Sunday at about 18:30h, Eastman was walking along the Beterverwagting access road with his cousin, Josh Alves when the suspect approached them.

Police said Eastman and the suspect got into an argument and subsequently started to fight. During the fight the suspect fell inside a trench; he then got up, went behind Eastman and stabbed him.

Eastman was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations are ongoing.

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