A fight between two brothers has left one dead and the other in police custody.

Dead is 22-year-old Timothy Hodge of Lot 29 Sister’s Village, West Bank Demerara. While his older brother, who is 34 years of age, is currently in police custody.

According to information, around 02:00hrs this morning, the brothers were involved in a heated argument. The argument escalated and the older sibling grabbed a pair of scissors and slashed his brother’s throat.

Immediately after the incident, the suspect ran to the Wales Police Station and surrendered. A family member stated that the now deceased was discovered alive and family members made several calls to emergency services for assistance.

However, it was only around 04:00 hrs that help arrived.


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