Driver fatally stabbed by woman at Linden bus park


A 37-year-old bus driver succumbed on Thursday, hours after he was allegedly stabbed by a female in the vicinity of the Linden bus park in Georgetown.

Dead is Zehron Nieuenkirk of West Ruimveldt, Housing Scheme, Georgetown.

The incident occurred around 21:00hrs.

The suspect who is known as ‘Vanessa’, fled the scene and despite efforts to locate her, she is yet to be apprehended.

According to information reaching the News Room, an eyewitness related to the Police that he was sitting on the avenue outside the Parliament Building when Nieuenkirk, who came from the Linden bus park stopped and talked to him.

At this time, he said the suspect arrived and stood next to Nieuenkirk, who allegedly pinched her causing her to knock his hand away.

As a result, the eyewitness related that the suspect allegedly whipped out a knife from her waist.

And as the woman turned and walked away, Nieuenkirk hugged and lifted her up from behind.

The News Room was further told that the eyewitness told the Police that he heard Nieuenkirk telling the woman, “that is what you done to me girl.”

And it was until Nieuenkirk showed him the wound to his abdomen, then he learnt that he was stabbed.

The suspect made good her escape towards the Linden bus park with the knife in her hand.

Prior to the incident, the News Room understands that Nieuenkirk was liming on the bus park when he received a call from his wife, requesting that he purchase a bread.

He then left and was on his way to make the purchase when the stabbing occurred.

Nieuenkirk was placed in his minibus and taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where he was admitted.

He succumbed around 23:30hrs while receiving medical attention.

Police obtained surveillance footage from the area which is being reviewed as the investigation continues.

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