Sunday 20 October, 2019

St George man remanded for near-fatal stabbing

A man has been remanded after a 39-year-old man was seriously injured in a stabbing incident which occurred in Mount Tenantry, St George. 

The victim, Shawn Hunte of Upper Brighton of the same parish, was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for emergency treatment where he was listed in critical condition. 

According to police, the victim was liming in the area of Mount Tenantry last Thursday (Sept 12) when he was confronted by another man. An argument ensued which escalated to an altercation and during this altercation, the victim was stabbed in the neck and chest before he collapsed.

On Monday, September 16, 31-year-old Willis Andrew Ifill, also of St George, appeared at the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch to answer to the charge of causing serious bodily harm. 

Ifill was not required to plead to the indictable offence. 

He was remanded to prison at HMP Dodds and is scheduled to return to court on October 9, 2019.

 

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