A Better Hope, East Coast Demerara man is expected to face murder charges over the death of his 18-year-old son.
The son, Azeez Khan, died last Friday at the Georgetown Hospital, one day after being rushed there in an unconscious state. At the time, the 40-year-old father, claimed that the youth had fallen from a ladder at his place of work.
However, a post-mortem examination found that the young man died from hemorrhage, due to blunt trauma to the head.
The father was called in for questioning by the Police and after told of the findings of the post mortem, he reportedly admitted to hitting his son across the head with a piece of wood during an argument.
He was immediately arrested and will appear in court before the end of the week.