West Dem man fatally stabbed during scuffle – wife in custody


Law enforcement officials on the West Bank of Demerara (WBD) are probing the stabbing to death of a man, allegedly by his reputed wife on Saturday evening during an altercation.

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The dead man was identified as Fredrick Peters, 36, of Lot 90 Recht door Zee, WBD.
A Police report said that investigations so far revealed that about 22:45h on Saturday, Peters and his partner were involved in an argument at his home, as they accused each other of being unfaithful.

“A scuffle then ensued between them during which the woman was stabbed to her left arm and right leg, and Fredrick Peters to his left side neck,” the Police report stated.

Peters reportedly collapsed from his stab wound and his reputed wife, who was not named, summoned the Police.

The ranks, upon arrival, took Peters to the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

His spouse is in Police custody assisting with the investigation.





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