Man fatally chopped at Mabaruma

The police say they are investigating the murder of Mark Ashby, 20 years of Mabaruma, NWD, which occurred yesterday at Port Kaituma, NWD.

Police say that investigations have revealed that Ashby was involved in an argument with a man over cigarettes during which he was allegedly chopped to his neck. He succumbed while receiving treatment at the Port Kaituma Hospital.

The suspect has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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