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UPDATE: Teenager arrested for Canje murder – News Room Guyana

Police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of Shawn Persaud, a 17-year-old called “Buckman” of Betsy Ground East Canje Berbice.

Regional Commander, Shivpersaud Bacchus, confirmed that the suspect was arrested on Sunday.

The incident occurred at about 19:00hrs on Saturday.

A statement from Police Headquarters noted that the teenager allegedly stabbed Persaud during a confrontation.

Persaud was taken to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a doctor on duty.

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