D’Urban St fatal stabbingMatthew Parks of East La Penitence, Georgetown, was on Wednesday before the Chief Magistrate, charged with the stabbing death of Roger Allen following an alleged row over cigarettes.It is alleged that the 20-year-old man killed 22-year-old Allen on September 13,Matthew Park2018, following an argument. He was remanded to prison and is expected to make his next court appearance on October 10.Guyana Times had previously reported that Allen, a Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) employee, was killed when he allegedly attacked the defendant at his place of work on D’Urban and Chapel Streets, Georgetown. Allen had reportedly visited a minimart where Parks worked and the two had an argument over cigarettes. The security of the said minimart was called and had Allen escorted from the establishment. Later the same say, Allen allegedly returned to the minimart armedRoger Allenwith a knife and a piece of wood. He reportedly attacked the suspect who fought with him, managing to disarm him of the knife. The man then allegedly proceeded to stab Allen to his body but before doing so, he also received a blow to his body. Both men fell to the ground but were picked up and rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where Allen succumbed to his injuries. A post-mortem examination report showed that one of Allen’s arteries was severed which caused him to lose a significant amount of blood.The mother of the now dead man, 61-year-old Donna Whyte of Lot 60 Freeman Street, Georgetown, explained to this publication that she was informed that her son was involved in a scuffle with the young man and was taken to the hospital.According to her, Allen who works with the disconnection crew at GWI had earlier disconnected his friend’s water, which led to an argument.