Guyanese miner kills Venezuelan who was beating girlfriend

January 12, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgA 27-year-old Venezuelan who was thrashing his girlfriend during a misunderstanding at Blackwater Backdam, Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) on Saturday evening was stabbed to death by a Guyanese miner who intervened.Rafael Angel Gonsalves Prieto, a punter of Venezuela, reportedly attacked his girlfriend at around 01:50h but was fatally stabbed by the Grove, East Bank Demerara miner who came to her rescue.Based on information received, Laurens Susana Rodriquez Cabrera was dancing with a Brazilian national at a popular bar at Blackwater Backdam when the now dead man attacked and threw her onto the ground.The man reportedly whipped out a knife, sat on the woman’s chest and started to cut off her hair.The 27-year-old suspect, whose name was given as Francisco Hosea, went to the woman’s rescue during which he dealt Prieto several stabs to the body including his upper lip, left upper arm and his abdomen thus causing his intestines to protrude. The injured man reportedly fell to the ground where he died almost instantly.The suspect then fled the scene but was later apprehended. Prieto’s body was taken to Eteringbang Landing where it awaits a post-mortem examination. The suspect is expected to be arraigned with the capital offence of murder.last_img read more