In an attack of rage, a teenager murdered his stepfather at Crane, West Coast Demerara, just before noon on Thursday.
The dead man has been identified as Euscaue Williams, 70 years, a pensioner, of Crane Housing Scheme.
According to reports, the man and his 16-year-old stepson were involved in a confrontation during which the boy used a cutlass and chopped his stepfather about his body.
The man was later pronounced dead when rushed to the hospital.
The teen was also injured during the altercation and is under police guard at the hospital.
Residents claimed that the boy suffered ill-treatment at the hands of the now dead man.
Investigators are still at the scene carrying out their investigations as more details emerge.