A miner was on Saturday evening beaten to death by another man during an argument at Kumaka Water Front, North West District (NWD), Region One (Barima-Waini).
The dead man has been identified as Oswald Henry of Moruca, NWD.
Based on information received, the now dead man and the suspect were at a shop consuming alcohol when an argument erupted. During the argument, the suspect armed himself with a piece of wood and dealt Henry several blows to the head.
As a result, Henry reportedly fell to the ground in an unconscious state. He was picked up and rushed to the Kumaka District Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His body was taken to the hospital’s mortuary to await a post-mortem.
The 20-year-old suspect was arrested, and was now assisting Police with their investigation.