Guyanese arrested for allegedly killing Venezuelan

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 November 2016, 16:19 by Denis Chabrol

A Guyanese man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Venezuelan at Eteringbang near the Guyana- Venezuela border.

Police said that at about 1 O’clock Saturday morning Henry Mendonca, a Venezuelan and a male Guyanese, who both reside in Venezuela, came to Guyana last night and were drinking at Eteringbang Landing.

There, they had a misunderstanding, during which process, the Guyanese broke a bottle and stabbed Mendonca twice to his abdomen, police said.

Mendonca was taken to San Martin Hospital in Venezuela where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The suspect is in custody.
Investigations are in progress