The Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) man, who was set alight by his reputed wife, has been transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where his condition is listed as stable.Deon Marks, 43, a vendor of Lot 206 Fourth Street, Silvertown, Wismar, Linden, and also of Lot 31 Nottinghamshire Mines, was reportedly burnt by his reputed wife, following an argument at their home on Sunday last.E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) Commander Anthony Vanderhyden disclosed that Police are now awaiting advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) with respect to charges.According to Police, the couple has been together for two years, and Marks was reportedly in the habit of threatening and hitting his reputed wife.Guyana Times was told that on May 20, 2018, an argument ensued after the 52-year-old woman accused Marks of stealing her money. During the argument, the woman allegedly locked Marks out of their Nottinghamshire Mines house.Marks allegedly armed himself with a spade and broke the lock to the home to gain entry. The woman reportedly then retrieved a gallon bottle of gasoline and threw it on the victim along with a cigarette she was smoking.As Marks’s body caught fire, he rushed to the gate and jumped into a gutter. A taxi driver saw what had taken place and rushed him to the Linden Hospital Complex. He was treated for burns about his body and his condition was listed as stable.The woman later surrendered to ranks at the Mackenzie Police Station where she reportedly admitted to the crime.Police later visited the scene of the crime.
Donegal hurlers put in a solid display of hurling to make it two wins on the trot after accounting for Tyrone at Healy Park this afternoon.Played in freezing conditions, Ray Durack’s men chipped away at point after point to eventually win 0-9 to 0-14.The visitors went in ahead at the break 0-7 to 0-5 ahead despite Tyrone pressing ahead with two early points. Donegal continued to point through the likes of Lee Henderson and Cullen and went 0-11 to 0-8 ahead.If there was any chance of Tyrone responding then Donegal snuffed it out with a series of scores as they raced towards the final whistle courtesy of Paul Sheridan and Enda McDermott.Ray Durack said after his side’s recent win over Monaghan that they did not fear Tyrone.This afternoon he proved why and the team deserve great credit. It was the home team who started brightest, notching a couple of score within the first two minutes, but once settled, Donegal were back on level terms with scores from Henderson and Cullen.The first half saw the lead change a number of times but Donegal managed to forge a two point lead ending the half 0-07 to 0-05 in front.They re-emerged to a snowy backdrop and despite a strong start by Tyrone, Donegal kept a busy work rate up and never allowed them to settle despite Tyrone taking the lead, 0-08 to 0-07, five minutes into the half.Donegal clawed back level with a Ronan McDermott point and this was followed by three scores from Henderson to put them 0-11 to 0-08 ahead. Tyrone replied with a Damien Casey point.In the dying minutes Donegal went into scoring overdrive with a rapid fire succession of scores from Paul Sheridan, Enda McDermott and Sheridan again to leave the visitors running out victors by a score line of 0-14 to 0-09. DONEGAL HURLERS MAKE IT TWO ON THE TROT was last modified: March 10th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalhurlersTyrone