Police Confirm: Man Dies After Stabbing Incident

October 25, 2020

The police have confirmed that a man has died following a stabbing incident in Sandys early this morning [Oct 25].

A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 2:00 a.m. today, Sunday 25th October, police received a report of a stabbing incident near the junction of Hook and Ladder Lane and Somerset Road, Sandys.

“Officers responding to the call found a 28-year-old male had been stabbed in the chest and was in and out of consciousness.

“The officers administered first aid until the arrival of Emergency Services. The injured man was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment to his injuries. He however succumbed to those injuries and was pronounced dead by an on call physician a short time later.

“No further details will be provided about the deceased until all next of kin have been informed


“While the 28-year-old was being attended to, a 20-year-old-male with a stab wound to his abdomen arrived at KEMH via a private vehicle.

“It is believed both men were injured during the same incident.

“An investigation is now underway and police urges anyone who may have any information on these two stabbings, to please call Detective Inspector Kenten Trott on 717-2345. You may also call the main police number, 295-0011 or, the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.”

Update 10.37am: The police have now amended the age of the victims, and said the victim who died was 28. The text above has been updated to reflect the new police statement.

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