Labourer fatally stabbed during Good Friday robbery

Police are investigating the murder of Taj Andrew Jarvis, age 27 years, a labourer of Dowding Street, Kitty about 20:00h yesterday at Barr and Alexander Streets, Kitty, Georgetown.

Initial investigations revealed that Jarvis and his friend were walking along Alexander street, when the suspect pounced on them and demanded money from Jarvis. An argument ensued during which the suspect dealt Jarvis a stab to his left side chest and chin, the deceased subsequently fell to the ground and the suspect dealt him several kicks about his body and walked away south along the said street.

Jarvis was picked up by the ambulance that took him to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, where he was pronounced dead on arrival by the doctor on duty.

The suspect, a 30 year old, resident of Shell Road Kitty is currently being sought by the Police.

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