A 34-year-old father of one is now dead after he was repeatedly stabbed on Christmas Day after ‘hailing up’ residents of C Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown.Celwyn Alleyne, also called “Marcus”, formerly of Lot 936 C Field Sophia and of 1342 Cummings Park, E Field, Sophia, was stabbed several times by the suspect, “Spoonhead”, a known character in the community. The dead man’s girlfriend, Nalydiah Henry was also stabbed a few times – once to her neck, head, right shoulder and back.According to the Police, the incident occurred about 19:30h. Initial investigationsDead: Celwyn “Marcus” Alleyneso far revealed that the now dead man interfered with a friend of the suspect and although he was warned not to do so, he continued.The suspect, who also goes by the name Kevin, retaliated by whipping out a knife and attacked Alleyne and his girlfriend.After committing the act, the suspect fled the scene and the injured couple were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where Alleyne was pronounced dead on arrival. Henry was treated and sent away.The suspect was later arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime.However, at the house of the now dead man’s mother, the injured Henry related a different story. She told Guyana Times that they were walking up the street when Alleyne greeted a few persons, but was told by a ‘tall boy’ to desist from doing so.“The boy come up and start chasing Marcus and when we walk up the road and pass the street, a boy name Kevin come up to he (Alleyne) and pull he by he clothes and drag he back to Fine Man shop and the ‘tall boy’ hold he and the other boy (Kevin) jook he up,” she said.“When I hold on pon the boy that jook up Marcus, the boy turn around and start jooking me up and then he pick up a 2×4 and lash Marcus in he head and then throw he in the trench and then lash me in the head,” Henry added.Meanwhile, the dead man’s mother, Judy Alleyne, related that her son and his fiancée were returning from her home when the incident occurred. The grieving woman told this publication that her son was mistaken for someone else; hence, the reason he was attacked.“By the time I could have run out there, the Police was going with him and they said I have to go to the hospital, but everybody on the corner saw my son and his fiancée going home quietly and didn’t trouble anybody, but this man just run and stab him up … when I go to the hospital I see my son lying down and his eyes open, I rock him, rock him; no response but I close his eyes,” she related.The suspect will be arraigned shortly.