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