Philipsburg, November 5th 2018
From: Chief Inspector R.V. HENSON
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
The KPSM police were called to the scene of a stabbing which took place at a Chinese restaurant in the vicinity of St.Peters at approximately 7:20 pm on Sunday November 04th, 2018. When officers arrived on the scene they saw victim L.A.(29) bleeding from a stab wound to the neck, inflicted by suspect D.M. (55).
D.M. and L.A were engaged in a heated argument which resulted in D.M. going to his truck to grab a knife to stab L.A. The victim was taken to the St.Maarten medical center for further treatment, suspect D.M was arrested on the scene for further questioning and the knife was confiscated.
The nature of the argument is still unclear, more details to this investigation are unavailable at this time and when more information becomes available the media will be informed.