Lima Sands man stabbed to death in row over cricket

Edward Williams

A 52-year-old Lima Sands man is now dead after he was stabbed to his abdomen on Sunday last at a rum shop during an argument over cricket.

According to reports, at around 6 pm on Sunday, Edward Williams, a labourer, was stabbed to his abdomen during an altercation with another man at a rum shop called ‘Flower Lady’ at Anna Regina Squatting Area.

Investigations which were conducted revealed that Williams and Rabindra Ramnauth of Anna Regina Housing Scheme were on a drinking

Edward Williams
Edward Williams

spree at Ramnauth’s aunt’s place when an argument ensued between over a cricket match.

The argument then became heated and Williams was dealt one stab to his abdomen with a knife. He was then picked up and rushed to the Suddie Public Hospital where he later succumbed while receiving treatment.

This publication was told that the knife which was used to stab Williams had been taken from someone who was peeling green mangoes at the time.

Police at Anna Regina apprehended Ramnauth and the liquor store owner was taken in for questioning and subsequently released.

The body of Williams is at the Suddie mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.

Investigations are continuing.

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