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A 18-year-old man was stabbed to death on Saturday night at Swan Village, Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
Dead is Roy Boston age 18 years a labourer of Lot 5 Swan Village, Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
The suspect is yet to be arrested.
In a press release, police said enquiries disclosed that Boston was at a shop in Swan village consuming alcohol with his friends and family.
Several other persons went to the shop to consume alcohol and an argument ensued.
It is alleged that Boston pulled out a knife and dealt one of the males a stab to his waist and back.
Boston then began to abuse everyone that was there and there after he and the suspect had a scuffle.
The suspect dealt Boston a stab to his left side chest and slashed him on his right thumb finger which caused Boston to fall to the ground, at which time the suspect made good his escape in an unknown direction.
The body was then escorted to the Diamond Hospital where it was pronounced dead at 02:30hrs. It is presently at the Memerioral Gardens awaiting Post Mortem.
Checks were made for the suspect but he has not been found. Investigation in progress.