May 8, 2021

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Suspect in hit and run alledges deceased jumped on the vehicle


Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of David Barclay, 29 of Triumph, East Coast Demerara which occurred on December 27, 2020 at Durban Street, Lodge.

Reportedly, “ Barclay had approached the suspect in a bid to have a tyre on his vehicle repaired and in the process of making a payment an argument ensued over the said payment during which the suspect took a knife and slashed a tyre in Barclay”s car”, police said.


According to a police report, “ the suspect then jumped into a vehicle and in the process of driving off he alleged that Barclay jumped onto the right side front door and held on to him causing the suspect to lose control and crashed into several vehicles which were parked”.

Barclay who was lying motionless on the roadway was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The body is at the Hospital’s mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

The suspect has been arrested .



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