Leonora miner allegedly stabbed to death by brother

An Essequibo gold miner was fatally stabbed early Monday morning, allegedly by his younger brother in the mining camp where he worked.

Devendra Alfred, 22, of Lot 115 Roadmaster Street, ‘C’ Field Leonora, died in his mother’s mining camp at Sandhills, Cuyuni, Mazaruni after allegedly being stabbed by his 19-year-old brother who also worked at the camp. According to their mother, Indra Alfred, she was awakened by the ruckus created by her two sons who she said were intoxicated and fighting at approximately 1:30am. She said that she got up and saw them running about and shouting at each other in the darkness after which the younger one pulled out a knife when Devendra ran to grapple him. She said that Devendra screamed, “I geh bore” …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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