Police hunt man who killed his stepson 

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An East La Penitence man identified Shawn Bobb is wanted in relation to the murder of his stepson Isaiah Edwards.

Shawn Bobb is a 30-year-old resident of East La Penitence Squatting Area, Georgetown.

Anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Shawn Bobb is asked to contact the police on telephone numbers 227-2603, 226-6978, 226-6221, 219-3252, 227-1149, 225-8196, 268-2328, 268-2298/2222, 226-7065, 911 or the nearest police station.

It is alleged that Bobb stabbed his 19-year-old stepson as well as his reputed wife at around 18:30hrs on Wednesday. The teen, who was trying to save his mother, succumbed to his stab wounds on Thursday at the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Liliendaal.

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Edwards was a construction worker of East La Penitence Squatting Area, Georgetown. He was stabbed to his right hip.

According to the police, Edwards intervened when his stepfather began to abuse his mother who had not finished cooking.

The suspect reportedly became angry and picked up a knife and attacked the two. The teen and his mother were both wounded after which the suspect fled the scene.

Edwards and his mother were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital by relatives. There, the two were tested for COVID-19, and it was revealed that the teen was positive.

As such he was transferred to the Infectious Diseases Hospital at Liliendaal where he subsequently died. His body is presently at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home awaiting a PME.

His mother is presently hospitalized in a stable condition.

Corporal Henry and other ranks from CID Headquarters are investigating. The suspect has not yet been apprehended.



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