Man remanded for murdering channa vendor

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A 46-year-old man was this morning remanded to prison for murdering a channa vendor, during an argument that had stem over the placement of stalls, at the Stabroek Market, in Georgetown on Tuesday last.
Kimbia James Prescod, also called ‘Bow Life’ of Laing Avenue, Georgetown appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and was not required to plea to the capital offence.
Prescod is accused of murdering 35-year-old Robert Bizzeth, also called ‘Channa Man’ of Cane View Avenue, South Ruimveldt, on June 22, 2021. He was remanded to prison until July 29, 2021.
According to an initial report, at 16:30hrs, on Tuesday last Bizzeth, and Prescod were arguing about the placement of Bizzeth’s stall.
During the argument, Bizzeth had allegedly pulled out a ‘Jucker’ and threatened Prescod.
Prescod then reportedly pulled out a knife, and he started to push Bizzeth, and the argument had continued.
Bizzeth then armed himself with an ax, and he began chasing Prescod, who was still armed with a knife in his hand.
Prescod eventually fell to the ground, and Bizzeth turned around and began to walk away. It was then that Prescod got up, and he began stabbing, Bizzeth multiple times about his body.
After being stabbed, Bizzeth then ran to the police mobile outpost, where he collapsed.
He was picked up and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), by ambulance where he subsequently died while receiving medical attention.
Prescod was later arrested at Camp and New Market Street, in Georgetown by anti-crime patrols.


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