Man accused of killing Venezuelan boat captain remanded

first_imgDavid Gaskin, accused of beating to death Venezuelan boat captain Owen Williams John on December 8, 2017 at Eteringbang Landing, Cuyuni, Region Seven, was on Thursday arraigned for the murder before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.The allegation against the 36-year-old miner of 649 Kuru Kuru, Soesdyke/Linden Highway detail that on the day in question, Gaskin and John were imbibing when an argument ensued between the two over money, in that John reportedly refused to lend Gaskin a small amount of money that he requested to borrow. Gaskin allegedly became enraged and punched John to his head. When John fell to the ground, Gaskin reportedly dealt him several kicks to his head until he became motionless.The Police were called to the scene, and John was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.The Chief Magistrate has remanded Gaskin to prison until March 20, 2018, when he would be arraigned before the Kamarang magistrate.last_img read more

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