Man, 19, killed while trying to end fight involving sisters


A labourer of Laing Avenue, West Ruimveldt, Georgetown who the Police identified as 19-year-old Dequan Pyle, was killed on Saturday while trying to part an early morning fight involving his sisters.

Police said the murder occurred at about 06:30 hrs at Laing Avenue; the 30-year-old male suspect is currently on the run.

A statement from Police Headquarters noted that Pyle, who resided with his female siblings, attempted to part a fight involving them and some other women in the neighbourhood.

It is alleged that the male partners of the other women also intervened and one of them who was armed with a piece of wood, lashed Pyle to his head.

The teenager collapsed and the suspect then dropped the wood and he and the others began to pelt bottles and bricks before escaping.
Pyle was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was pronounced dead; the body is presently lying at the said hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

Investigations are in progress to locate the suspect and his accomplices. Following the incident, the house of alleged killer was set on fire in Laing Avenue. It was completely destroyed.

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