Nineteen-year-old Isaiah Edwards, a construction work of East La Penitence Squatting Area Georgetown, who was stabbed to his right hip about 18:30hrs yesterday by his stepfather, succumbed at noon today.

Police say that the victim sustain the fatal wound after he intervened when his stepfather began to abuse his mother who had not finished cooking. The suspect reportedly became angry and picked up a knife and attacked the two. The teen and his mother were both wounded after which the suspect fled the scene.

Both victims were taken to a city hospital by relatives where tests were conducted which revealed that Isaiah was diagnosed with COVID-19. As such, he was transferred to the Liliendaal facility where he subsequently died. His body is presently at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination.

His mother remains hospitalized in a stable condition.

The suspect is still at large.


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