Defendant drinks poison at court

A man is battling for his life at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after he drank poison at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Up to late yesterday afternoon, Shannon Hooper, 29-years-old and formerly of New Amsterdam, Berbice was at the GPH trauma room fighting for his life.

According to Hyacinth Ellis, the mother of Hooper’s child, the man consumed a poisonous substance at the court while  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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