La Grange contractor stabbed to death in paint row
A popular Region Three contractor was today fatally stabbed, allegedly by his brother who was in turn shot in his foot by police as he attempted to flee the scene at La Grange, West Bank Demerara, following an argument over paint.
Dead is Royston Peters, 49, a contractor of Old Road, La Grange. He was fatally stabbed once allegedly by his younger brother, Ashton Peters, 48, who is unemployed and also lived in La Grange. Ashton Peters was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) last evening under police guard. He was shot once in his left foot.
The death of Royston, a father of 11, left many in shock. He was well known in Region Three where he was involved in construction for the regional administration. At the time of his death, he had been awarded the contract for the reconstruction of the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) mortuary. He was …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.