Brazillian Miner Dies After Being Stabbed During Confrontation
The police are investigating the murder of Brazilian miner Jose Rodriguez De Oliveira which occurred at about 06:00am on Saturday August 07, 2010, at Aranka Backdam, Cuyuni River.
Investigations have revealed that Jose Rodriguez De Oliveira and the suspect were imbibing in their mining camp during which there was a confrontation between the two men. It is alleged that De Oliveira assaulted the suspect with a cutlass and the suspect then stabbed him to his chest with a knife and also chopped him with the cutlass, resulting in De Oliveira’s death.
Residents of the community arrested the suspect and subsequently handed him over to the police who took him into custody.