Fatal stabbing of PLP worker

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September 15, 2021

A MAN was stabbed to death outside the Progressive Liberal Party's Yamacraw constituency office last night.

Police press liaison officer Assistant Superintendent Audley Peters told reporters on the scene that the victim is in his late 30s and is a well-known resident of the community.
#At the scene, Zane Lightbourne, the PLP’s Yamacraw candidate, did not want to disclose the deceased’s name publicly, but revealed he was a campaign worker.
#However, sources told The Tribune that the victim is Kendrick Cambridge.
#ASP Peters explained that shortly after 7pm, police received reports of a stabbing incident that occurred on Antigua Street, Elizabeth Estates. He said it appeared that an argument led to the stabbing and that the victim knew his attacker.
#A man is in custody helping police with their investigation.
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PLP campaign worker Kendrick Cambridge, who sources say was the victim of last night’s fatal stabbing outside the PLP Yamacraw constituency office.
#“On the arrival of our first responders, they met a male lying in front of a constituency office with what appeared to be stab wounds to his upper torso. EMS was called and following their examination of the body, the victim was pronounced lifeless on scene. We have a suspect that is now in police custody,” he said.
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PLP candidate for Yamacraw Zane Lightbourne (right) and other PLP supporters hold a prayer circle after the stabbing.
#“There’s no motive determined at the moment. We are early in our investigations at this time.”
#When asked if the person in custody or the suspect was a PLP campaign worker, ASP Peters replied: “From what we understand, both persons are known to each other. They’ve been known to each other for some time.”

Police press liaison officer Assistant Superintendent Audley Peters told reporters on the scene that the victim is in his late 30s and is a well-known resident of the community.

At the scene, Zane Lightbourne, the PLP’s Yamacraw candidate, did not want to disclose the deceased’s name publicly, but revealed he was a campaign worker.

However, sources told The Tribune that the victim is Kendrick Cambridge.

ASP Peters explained that shortly after 7pm, police received reports of a stabbing incident that occurred on Antigua Street, Elizabeth Estates. He said it appeared that an argument led to the stabbing and that the victim knew his attacker.

A man is in custody helping police with their investigation.

“On the arrival of our first responders, they met a male lying in front of a constituency office with what appeared to be stab wounds to his upper torso. EMS was called and following their examination of the body, the victim was pronounced lifeless on scene. We have a suspect that is now in police custody,” he said.

“There’s no motive determined at the moment. We are early in our investigations at this time.”

When asked if the person in custody or the suspect was a PLP campaign worker, ASP Peters replied: “From what we understand, both persons are known to each other. They’ve been known to each other for some time.”

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News date : 09/15/2021    Category : Crime, Tribune Stories

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