Drinking spree ends in murder at Corentyne


By Leroy Smith

POLICE INVOLVED SHOOTING[www.inewsguyana.com] – Fifty – year – old old Sean Pestano of Second Street Rose Hall Town Corentyne Berbice was today pronounced dead on arrival at the Port Mourant Hospital after he was chopped allegedly by his drinking buddy, Leon La Rose.

iNews has been informed that the two men along with some other friends were drinking when an argument ensued and Pestano insulted La Rose about his mother.

La Rose allegedly left the drinking spot in a rage and went to his Williamsburg Corentyne Berbice home where he armed himself with a cutlass and returned to the location.

The suspect allegedly dealt Pestano two chops – one to the left leg and the other to the left hand – causing him to bleed profusely. The suspect fled the scene but was later captured and is in police custody assisting with investigations.



  1. happy guyanese observer so dont take their happiness n make it your sadness because u will be more sad than happy

  2. Here we go again; yet another murder which was the result of harsh words said during an argument. Condolences to the relatives and friends of Sean Pestano. RiP.


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