Teen miner murdered at Cuyuni Backdam

A 16-year-old miner was murdered in the Cuyuni Backdam early Saturday morning and his parents believe that his death is linked to his attempts to uplift wages due to him from his employer.

The body of Aubrey Benjamin, of Dog Point Bartica, was found with suspected stab wounds.

In a statement, police said Benjamin’s death is …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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