Man gets 12 years for killing mother

Adrian McKenzie

Adrian McKenzie, who killed his mother by hammering her in the head, was yesterday sentenced to 12 years in prison for manslaughter.

McKenzie, 39, was initially indicted for murdering Ethel Andrews in November 2010, in Sand Creek, Rupununi but pleaded not guilty. Instead, he copped to the lesser offence of manslaughter.

It was the state’s case that on November 16, 2010, McKenzie went home in a rage and started arguing with his grandfather and his mother intervened. The heated argument which soon ensued among the three subsequently ended in Andrews being brutally attacked by her son, who hammered her in the head.

After it was brought to the court’s attention that McKenzie ….


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