Guyanese medical student reportedly knifed Cubans during row over watch

The Guyanese medical student who knifed a Cuban man to death last Friday night before slitting a woman’s throat had “tripped out” during an argument over the price of a watch, according to well placed sources.

Stabroek News was reliably informed that Shurlon Austin of Hamilton Road, Pattensen, South Sophia went to a shop in Havana to buy a watch. While there he reportedly got into an argument with the owner of the store which saw the man’s wife intervening.

A source said Austin stabbed the man at least 11 times before turning his knife on the woman. The woman sustained a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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