Teen chased, stabbed to death

Eighteen-year-old Jude Christino has been chased and stabbed to death in the wee hours of Wednesday, following an argument at Kumaka Water Front, Mabaruma, North West District.

Dead: Jude Christino

Police have said that on the day in question, at about 02:00h, the victim and two males were engaged in a heated argument; and in an attempt to escape the two men, the teen ran, but the suspects pursued him. Christino was reportedly cornered, and the two men started to beat him.
An eyewitness told Police that one of the men pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim to his neck, causing him to collapse. The suspects then fled the scene, leaving the teen’s motionless body behind.
Police were summoned to the scene, and the injured Christino was picked up and taken to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Two persons have been arrested, and are assisting with the investigations.