Three people are helping police in their investigations into the July 1 stabbing to death of a 19-year-old boy.
Omar Touray was killed last Wednesday in Sukuta following a brawl involving him and ‘certain’ individuals.
Police spokesman Lamin Njie told The Fatu Network: “We can confirm an incident of stabbing at Sukuta leading to the death of 19 year old Omar Touray on Wednesday July 1st 2020.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that, the deceased was involved in a brawl with certain individuals during which 18 year old Samba Sey (suspect) stabbed him with a knife. He was rushed to the Sukuta Health Center where he was later pronounced dead.
“Police Investigators visited the crime scene and have recovered evidential materials useful to the investigation.
“The body of the deceased has been moved to the EFSTH mortuary for further examination.
“The suspect Samba Sey and two others are currently helping the police in their investigations.”