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A 45-year-old Pitt Street, New Amsterdam (East Berbice-Corentyne) man was on Friday morning killed by his lover during an argument and fight.
The dead man has been identified as Anthony ‘Big Head’ Giddings.
Reports are that at about 01:30h at Main and Pitt Streets, New Amsterdam, Giddings and his lover, Anita Hannuman, 43, had an argument which resulted in Giddings pulling a knife from his waist and threatening to stab Hannuman.
The woman ran to the roadway where the couple started fighting. She reportedly took away the knife and dealt him two stabs to his chest after which she ran to the Central Police Station where she made a report.
Giddings was rushed to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital where he died while receiving treatment.
Reports are that the couple had been in a relationship for the past four years during which time Giddings was reportedly “very much abusive”.
Investigations are ongoing.