Miner gets 10 years for killing co-worker

Renard Romain was yesterday morning sentenced to 10 years in jail for the unlawful killing of fellow miner Seibert Moore, whom he stabbed during an altercation on January 2,  2015.

Romain, 41, had been indicted for murder, but pleaded to the lesser offence of manslaughter.

The prosecution’s facts, which were not disputed by the defence, stated that on the day in question, at the Empire Mining Camp, Upper Demerara River, the two were embroiled in an argument, during which the accused ran towards Moore with a knife…..