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Sentencing deferred for man who confessed to killing sibling

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Four years after his brother, Richard France, died from a stab wound, Neville France admitted that he was the one responsible for his death which occurred on December 12, 2013, at Falls Top, North West District, Essequibo.Neville France reportedly confessed to killing his brotherThe 42-year-old man pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter when he was arraigned before High Court Judge, Justice Navindra Singh on Monday. His sentencing was, however, deferred to February 5, 2018 after his lawyer, Siand Dhurjon applied for a probation report to be presented to the court.According to evidence that was provided by police, the self-confessed killer and his brother resided in the same house with their father. On the day in question, the brothers were imbibing at a neighbour, when an argument ensued.Later the day, it was reported that Richard France returned home and was sitting on a bench outside when he was confronted by his brother and another argument erupted.Further evidence provided by police stated that when Richard France attempted to walk away, his brother stabbed him to the left side of his upper back. He then collapsed and died.State Counsel Mandell Moore presented the prosecution’s case. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedMan who confessed to killing brother gets 15 yearsFebruary 5, 2018In “Court”Pork Knocker remanded for stabbing brother to deathDecember 18, 2013In “Crime”Teen confesses to La Grange murder – sourceAugust 1, 2016In “Crime” read more