A tragic incident unfolded at Powis Landing in Region One (Barima-Waini) on Sunday, when Jamal Fields, a resident of Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara, was stabbed to death during a heated argument.
Details regarding the incident are sketchy, but reports indicate that Fields sustained a fatal stab wound to the left side of his chest. Family members have received the distressing news of Fields’s murder, initially described as occurring in the interior.
Upon Police arrival at Powis Landing, they discovered Fields lying in a pool of blood. A video posted on social media and seen by this publication captured Fields gasping for breath, but despite the presence of onlookers, no immediate help was provided. Police officers arrived shortly after the incident.
On Monday, Police apprehended a person of interest, who confessed to having been engaged in a heated argument with Fields.
The suspect is currently in custody, cooperating with the Police as they conduct their investigations. (G9)