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16-year-old dies after stabbing incident

February 19, 2023

A 16-year-old male was fatally stabbed in an incident in the area of Sandy Crest, Sunset Crest, St. James on Saturday.

The Barbados Police Service said in a statement that they were called to attend a reported stabbing incident, which occurred about 8:58 pm in that area on Saturday, February 18, 2023.

They added that the victim was seen by medical practitioners at the Sandy Crest medical facility before being transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by ambulance. The teen was however pronounced dead while receiving medical treatment at the QEH.

Police have not released the identity of the victim or provided details on whether a suspect is in custody but state that their investigations into the matter are continuing.

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