‘Syke’ stabbed to death
August 20, 2004
‘Syke’ stabbed to death

A 22-year-old Layou man is this country’s latest murder victim.
Deran Maingot, popularly known as “Syke”, lost his life last Friday, August 13, 2004, after receiving stab wounds to his neck, chest, side and a chop wound to his forehead during an altercation.{{more}}
Claudia McDowald, the deceased’s grieving grandmother, said she was at home when she heard the cry of a neighbour saying, “Somebody die on the hill over there.”
“I came out and people were crying ‘Deran dead,’ ” McDowald recalled.
The elderly lady said the family feels terrible and is finding it difficult to get over the incident.
Maingot, who was described by his grandmother as a “very quiet guy”, will be laid to rest following a funeral ceremony set for Sunday at the Miracle Church, Layou.
Meanwhile, Arthylus Vincent of Layou was remanded into custody with the preliminary inquiry scheduled for 28th September.