Guard alleges robbery in fatal stabbing of labourer

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Lawson's lifeless body.
Lawson’s lifeless body.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Investigations are being conducted into the murder of Nigel Lawson of Camp Street, Georgetown which occurred at about 19:45hrs last night (Thursday May 01) at Quamina Street, Georgetown.

According to a police report, a Security Guard, whose identity has not been disclosed, was on duty at a residence in Quamina Street and left his IPod and cell phone on a chair in front of the building while making checks around.

On his return, the guard reportedly saw Lawson leaving the compound and his IPod and cell phone were missing.

The police sated that their investigation revealed that the guard confronted Lawson and an argument ensued which developed into an altercation and during which Lawson was stabbed.

The IPod and cell phone was allegedly retrieved from Lawson by the security guard.

iNews (www.inewsguyana.com) was told by an eyewitness that the now dead man was involved in a heated argument with the guard over the dumping of garbage when he was stabbed.

“I sit down right here and hear the man telling him pick up that bag from there, and the big noise and like he try to cross the road and the man on the bicycle ride up to him and stab him,” the eyewitness related.

The perpetrator is in police custody as the investigations continue.

 

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