Family of murdered Leopold St. teen wants justice

…as suspect yet to be arrested


Relatives of Noel Fraser, who was fatally stabbed on Saturday last, are calling for justice and for the Police to swiftly arrest the suspect.

Fraser, 18, a forklift driver, was stabbed at about 08:00 hrs by a 25-year-old gold miner. Fraser was at the time parting a fight between the suspect and another man at Lot 101 Leopold Street, Werk-en-Rust.

Fraser lived at the same address in one of the houses on the property.

“We want justice because the suspect is on the run.

“I want justice for them (the family) because they are poor…He is an innocent child. He ain’t do nothing,” the teenager’s aunt, who preferred to remain anonymous, told the News Room on Wednesday.

Police Headquarters had said that the suspect is a resident of Leopold Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown and also from Tucville. He allegedly stabbed the teen and then escaped.

Fraser died while receiving treatment at the Georgetown Public Hospital. Several persons were questioned, and Police are trying to locate the suspect and the other persons involved in the fatal altercation.

Fraser’s family confirmed that the suspect lived next door.

“All we know is that it is murder and it is in the Police hands.

“The suspect is on the run. He [the suspect] lived right there,” she said pointing to the yard next door.

On the day of the stabbing, Fraser’s mother, Carol Fraser said her youngest son was not involved in the feud but that he intervened in efforts to stop the fight.

He was stabbed to his right side chest area, which according to the post mortem examination (PME) was the cause of death. He will be buried on Sunday.

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