Man dies following stabbing incident in Lauders

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Oketo Bowens, 33 years old, Farmer of Lowmans Windward that occurred about 1:45pm on 22.11.2020.

According to investigations, the deceased and the assailant got into altercation. The incident escalated and resulted in Bowens receiving multiple stab wounds to his chest.

He was rushed to the Levi Latham Health Centre for medical attention. However, he subsequently succumbed to his injuries. A post-mortem examination will be conducted to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Bowens’ death marks the 26th homicide for the year 2020. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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