An 18-year-old was fatally stabbed last night after a fight broke out at shop where he was drinking with his relatives and friends.
Dead is Roy Boston, a labourer of lot 5 Swan Village, Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
The incident occurred sometime around 22:15 hours at a shop in Swan Village.
Police say Boston was at a shop in Swan Village consuming alcohol with his friends and family.
Several other persons went to the shop to consume alcohol and an argument ensued.
It is alleged that Boston pulled out a knife and dealt one of the males a stab to his left his waist and left side back.
The teenager then began to verbally abuse everyone at the shop and thereafter, he and the suspect had a scuffle.
The suspect dealt the 18-year-old one stab to his left side chest and cut him on his right thumb finger, which caused him to fall to the ground.
The suspect then made good his escape in an unknown direction.
Boston was then escorted to the Diamond Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 02:30hrs today. The body is presently at the Memerioral Gardens awaiting Post Mortem.
Checks were made for the suspect but he has not been found. Investigation in progress.