Venezuelan teen killed in Region 9

first_imgA 16-year-old Venezuelan was stabbed to death on Sunday at Tabatinga, Central Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo).Dead is Alberto Inima. Police reported on Monday that the incident occurred at about 04:00h. Reports are Inima and the suspect were at a shop when an argument ensued and they left the premises. According to Police, a short while after, Inima was found at Tabatinga Creek with wounds about his body. He was taken to the Lethem Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival (DOA). The suspect was taken into custody and is assisting with the investigations.This is the second teenager to be killed in less than one week. Last Thursday 15-year-old Derril Wong of Lot 42 Plaisance, East Coast Demerara, was stabbed to death by another teen with whom he had a heated argument.Based on reports received, the now dead young man, after returning home from school, went to visit a friend in Graham Street, Plaisance, when he was stabbed twice to his back at about 16:00h.Initial investigation revealed that the two teenagers were in a yard when an argument broke out between them. Soon after, Wong was seen lying in a pool of blood with at least two stab wounds to his body.last_img read more


first_imgThe Foyle Rambler ferry being used as a diving board! PIcture by Brendan Flanagan.A number of people were involved in a ‘stand-off” with the operators of the Lough Swilly Ferry service yesterday.The people, who were swimming at Buncrana Pier, too exception to the Foyle Rambler ferry docking at the pier.Some of the group then boarded the boat and climbed to the top and began diving off the boat. Eye-witnesses said the Captain asked them to get off the ferry, but they refused.Swimmers at the pier in Buncrana before the ferry docked. Picture by Brendan Flanagan.On a number of occasions he tried to get the men from climbing up on top of the ferry to dive off the boat.Staff on the boat eventually made a phonecall and the men eventually dispersed.The men, who had been drinking cans of alcohol, began shouting at the captain of the ferry. The ferry finally pulled out at 4.40pm. STAND-OFF AT FERRY AS SWIMMERS USE BOAT AS DIVING BOARD was last modified: July 21st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ferryFoyle Ramblerstand-offlast_img read more