Jilted man murders two, kills himself

-murderer was abusive, ex-lover says

Two persons from the gay community were early yesterday morning brutally stabbed to death at separate city locations by a man who later confessed to the killings and committed suicide by torching himself.

On his deathbed after setting himself afire, Samuel Bristol, 31, of Nabaclis, East Coast Demerara reportedly confessed to killing Carlyle Sinclair of Vergenoegen and Jason John Samuel, 23, of Alberttown. Bristol died after he doused himself with a flammable liquid and set himself alight shortly after stabbing the duo.

Jilted: Samuel Bristol

Jilted: Samuel Bristol

Dead: Jason John Samuel

Dead: Jason John Samuel

Dead: Carlyle Sinclair

Dead: Carlyle Sinclair

Police, in a statement, said that the bodies of Samuel and Sinclair were found with stab wounds to the chest on Leopold Street and Lombard Street, Georgetown, respectively.

Police from the Stabroek Market Outpost and Brickdam Police Station, responding to a report of a stabbing on Lombard Street, found Sinclair lying on the sidewalk with multiple stab wounds. A few minutes later, there was another report that a body was lying in a pool of blood on Leopold Street about 20 feet from High Street. There, Samuels’s body was found. Sex workers from various parts of the city converged at both scenes.

It was only later in the morning, around 6am, that it was found out that Bristol was the jilted ex-partner of one of their colleagues and was angry because the relationship had been broken off. At the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) yesterday morning, Bristol’s ex –partner Romario Lovell detailed to reporters, years of abuse at the hands of his ex. He said that he broke off the monogamous relationship with Bristol and began working as a commercial sex worker nightly.

Bristol, he said, was angry that the relationship ended and would frequent the location and not only incessantly beg for Lovell to take him back but would berate him because he had turned to prostitution. This, however, did not scare Lovell who said that he was comfortable with …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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