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Anglican priest stabbed to death

Anglican priest George Chuck-a-Sang has been beaten and stabbed to death at his residence on Vlissengen Road, Lodge, Georgetown, police said Tuesday. His daughter, Renata Chuck-a-Sang, reportedly told police that after she failed to reach her 82-year-old father again by phone and WhatsApp, she and current Priest Monsell Alves later went to his residence and discovered his body. “As a ...

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BREAKING: Guyana’s coronavirus death toll reaches 102

Guyana’s death toll from the coronavirus has now reached 102 as two more persons were reported to have died from the virus, the Ministry of Public Health reports. The latest fatalities are a 28-year-old male from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and a 57-year-old male from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica). Both persons died while receiving care at a government medical facility on Thursday ...

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15-year-old boy arrested for stabbing death of man, 3-year-old boy; four others still hospitalised

A 15-year-old boy, who attempted to commit suicide after allegedly stabbing to death a 55-year-old man and a three-year-old boy and injuring several others, has been arrested in the company of his father, a Guyana Police Force spokesman said. “Following the arrest, it was observed that he had a stab wound to the chest area and a cut around his ...

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Updated: Four killed in East Coast Demerara smash-up

Four persons were killed in a road accident involving a car and a lorry on the Montrose Public Road, East Coast Demerara, police said. Those dead are the driver of the car Chris Bradshaw, 35, of Queenstown, Georgetown, Lynden Pryce, 54, of South Vryheid’s Lust East Coast Demerara, an unidentified woman and an unidentified man each believed to be about ...

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3 dead in East Coast Demerara accident -police

Three persons were late Wesnesday afternoon killed in an accident on the Le Ressouvenir Public Road, East Coast Demerara, police said. The names of the victims were not immediately available. Police say at about 5:55 p.m., the accident between a motor lorry and a car occurred on the roadway. If you have any more information or pictures about this accident ...

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Two youths die, another injured in road accident

Two young men were killed in an accident on the East Bank Public Road on Sunday night when the speeding car they were travelling in slammed into the concrete median and then into a fence. Dead are 20-year-old Ronaldo Simmons of Lot 15 Azore Street, Peter’s Hall , East Bank Demerara and 19-year-old Courtney Marcus of Lot 11 Peter’s Hall, ...

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Children-father kills Ithaca woman, injures her mother

A 21-year-old woman of Ithaca, West Bank Berbice, was Thursday afternoon stabbed to death and her mother, who attempted to rescue her, was badly injured. Dead is Vanessa Benjamin. Her 24-year-old children-father, who stabbed himself, and her mother, 56-year-old Debra Hannibal are hospitalised. Police say the man stabbed his children’s mother several times in her yard at 301 Ithaca Village ...

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One dead, one injured after car slams into cow

An occupant died and the driver was severely injured Tuesday night when the car they were travelling in slammed into a cow. The accident occurred at about 9pm on the Good Hope Public Road, East Coast Demerara. The dead man has been identified as 32-year-old Rakesh Singh of Lot 46 Village, Corentyne, Berbice. Hospitalised is 24-year-old Kelron Benjamin of 114 ...

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Noise nuisance leads to stabbing death of brother-in-law

A woman and her husband were Sunday still in police custody in connection with the killing of her brother-in-law at Enmore, East Coast Demerara. Dead is 40-year-old Albert ‘Soldier ‘Raghu, a labourer of 218 Hope West, Enmore, where the Easter Sunday night incident occurred. Police say a 29-year-old housewife and her 40-year-old husband, who are prime suspects, have since been ...

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Easter Monday fire leaves 15 homeless

An Easter Monday morning fire left 15 persons homeless in D’Andrade Street, Newtown, Georgetown. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but one of the occupants said the fire started in an adjacent bedroom. No one was injured. The occupants included 11 children and four adults who all lived in the decades-old wooden house that fell several years ...

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