‘I was drunk when I killed him’ – 18 years jail for

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‘I was drunk when I killed him’ – 18 years jail for Bevon Griffith called ‘Spooney’ was on Wednesday sentenced to 18 years imprisonment for the Christmas Day 2017 fatal stabbing of Sophia resident, Celwyn Allen. Griffith, formerly of Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown, was sentenced by Justice Jo-Ann Barlow at the Demerara High Court for the offence of manslaughter. Last month, Griffith was arraigned for the capital offence of murder but opted to plead guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter; he admitted that on December 25, 2017, at ‘C’ Field, Sophia, he unlawfully killed Allen. He was represented by attorney Ravindra Mohabir while the …
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