The police say they are investigating the murder of Royston Greenidge, 38 years, of Kuru Kuru, which occurred yesterday at Far Back, Cuyuni.
Investigations have revealed that Greenidge and another man had an argument during which he was lashed about his head and other parts of the body with a piece of wood. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the Bartica Hospital. Police say that the suspect has not yet been arrested.
There has been a rash of killings in the interior in last few years, coinciding with the influx of miners in search for gold and diamonds.