GDF officer fatally stabbed in Guinness row

Mark Bagot

A GDF officer was on Sunday evening stabbed to death in Philippi Village, Corentyne during a row over Guinness.

Dead is Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lieutenant Mark Bagot, 26, of Lot 12 Philippi Village, Corentyne. The soldier was visiting family for the holidays and was expected to return to work in Georgetown yesterday.

According to information gathered, the suspect, identified as ‘Son’, of Mibicuri, Black Bush Polder, and the deceased were both present at a shop in Philippi on Sunday evening. Stabroek News was told that initially Bagot was having a drink with a friend of his, when the suspect, who is known to Bagot’s friend, joined them…..

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