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WEEKEND NEWS BYTES
December 08
10:00 2018
THE REPORTER: News Staff, -  6.00am Monday Dec. 10th.

Man’s Hand Chopped Off in Machete Altercation

A man’s hand was chopped off by one of three men while he was heading home from a bar Saturday night.

The Reporter understands that shortly before midnight on Saturday night Jose Ical, 42, a farmer of St. Margaret’s Village was walking home along with Lionel Bustillos, 25, from a bar in the village when three men they recognized approached them. One of the men reportedly produced a machete and chopped both men.

Ical lost his left wrist in the attack, while Bustillos suffered a cut wound to the right ankle. Both men are in stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital.

Police are looking for a suspect.

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American Woman Reportedly Raped and Robbed

By Marion Ali
An American woman was robbed and raped on Thursday morning in Ladyville.

Police say the 49 year-old told them that around 9:00am, while she was leaving her house, a dark-skinned man armed with a machete ambushed her inside her vehicle.

The man raped her, she said, and thenrobbed her of an envelope which contained $8,200.

Police have no suspects.

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Dispute Leads to Chopping Death

REPORTER:  Marion Ali, –  
A confrontation between two men at a farm in Cristo Rey Village last night has resulted in the chopping death of one.

Police say that the victim, Guatemalan, Demas Gregorio Chuc, 28, was trying to intervene in a domestic dispute between another Guatemalan, Filiberto Itche, 33, when he suffered mutiple chop wounds and died. 
Police have not charged anyone thus far

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FATAL SHOOTING AT PIER ONE  LAST NIGHT

The Reporter has confirmed that a man was fatally shot at Pier One night spot on Newtown Barracks just before midnight last night.

The victim is Asher Saunders, 20, We understand that sometime around 11:45pm, PC Raheem Trumbach was trying to diffuse a fight between Justin Burn and Ashton Middleton when someone behind him fired a shot that struck Asher Saunders in the left side of his head. He died within minutes.

Police are investigating.




MAN KNOCKED DOWN AND KILLED IN ST. MATHEWS VILLAGE

A man was knocked down and killed this morning on the George Price Highway.

It happened at mile 39 in St Matthew’s Village when Iran Rhaburn, 25, was driving a rental vehicle. Rhaburn has reported that the victim, ran onto the highway and he could not stop in time to avoid hitting him.

The victims, Alfred Robinson Jr., 26, of St Matthew’s Village, died on the spot.

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