Suspected 19-Y-O bandit killed in Goedverwagting

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2016, 10:12 by

The body of Sherwin Lynch

The body of Sherwin Lynch

The body of suspected bandit was on Wednesday evening removed from the Railway Embankment, Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara.

The body was identified as 19-year-old Sherwin Lynch of Sparendaam Housing Scheme.

Police in a release on Thursday stated that the man was stabbed to death. Police say that the body was found with suspected stab wounds at about 20:30hrs.

However, persons at the scene reported that the man was shot after he attempted to snatch someone’s bag.

The body is at the GPHC mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination as police investigations continue.