Parika push cart operator stabbed to death over $1,000

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A push cart operator was stabbed to death on Saturday night following an altercation with a woman over $1,000.

Police say that Percival Williams, 43, who resides at Parika, East Bank Essequibo, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Leonora Cottage Hospital after he was stabbed to the chest by a female assailant around 19:00 hrs.

The alleged assailant is a 23-year-old mother of one. According to a police release, “Williams and a woman had an argument over $1,000 which she had allegedly given to him to purchase a meal for her, and which he converted to his own use. During the argument, he was stabbed to his chest by the woman.”

Williams was reportedly given money over a week ago to purchase food for the woman but he never returned with the food or the money. The woman’s husband said that he was not around when the incident occurred but that when he finally got home he was told by a friend that his wife just “bore” a man. When he finally saw his wife,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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