Police are investigating the murder of Jerome Cummerbatch also known as Crekateh, 40, a labourer of 159 Half Mile Wismar, Linden, which occurred about 15:45hrs on Thursday at Bourda Market, allegedly by a male suspect .
Investigations revealed that the victim who at the time of death, used to do odd jobs around the market, and the suspect had a misunderstanding over money.
As a result the suspect reportedly became annoyed and stabbed him several times about his body with an unknown object after which he (suspect) fled the scene and has not yet been apprehended.
Medical personnel from the GPHC responded and pronounced Cummerbatch dead at the scene.
The body is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Parlour awaiting a post-mortem examination.