first_imgDead: Orrette WestAlmost four months after 29-year-old Orrette West was stabbed to death at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara, over an old grievance, Police ranks arrested the main suspect on Thursday.West, a mechanic of Tucville Terrace, East La Penitence, was stabbed once to his chest and once to his abdomen on the morning of June 4, while hanging out at the Plaisance Railway Embankment.His attacker, who hails from Guyhoc Park, Greater Georgetown, had fled the scene immediately after injuring the mechanic and had been in hiding since.However, Guyana Times was informed by sources that on Thursday morning the Police received information about his whereabouts and went to Albouystown, Georgetown, where they arrested the suspect.The Police source further indicated the suspect was interrogated about the incident and subsequently confessed to killing the 29-year-old mechanic. He is expected to be charged and brought before the courts as early as today.Eyewitnesses had told this publication that West was dancing with a woman when the suspect walked towards him, hugged him and inflicted the wounds.West collapsed and was picked up and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.Relatives of the dead man had revealed that the post-mortem confirmed that he died as a result of a single stab wound to his chest.Guyana Times was told that the stabbing might have stemmed from a December 2015 incident involving the two men.However, on the day of the stabbing, the dead man’s mother told this newspaper, her son did not have any issue with anyone, and refuted the claims that he was involved in a fight with the suspect.last_img read more