Row over nightclub glass led to death

Mark Lowchee called Marc Lee

THE mother of Collis DeAbreu who was shot and killed outside the Blue Iguana nightclub in 2003, testified on Wednesday when the preliminary inquiry (PI) into her son’s murder continued.

Mark Lowchee, called Marc Lee is on remand for the September 21, 2003 murder of DeAbreu at Fifth and Light Streets, Alberttown, Georgetown. Lowchee is partly handicapped due to a stroke to his left side and he uses a cane for assistance.

The PI is being presided over by City Magistrate Leron Daly with evidence being led by Police Prosecutor Richard Harris. On Wednesday, Joan De Abreu took to the witness stand and gave evidence. The matter has been adjourned until July 14.

According to reports, on the day in question there was a misunderstanding between the accused and the owner of the night club over a glass belonging to the Blue Iguana.
It is further alleged that the accused pulled out a gun and discharged several rounds in the vicinity of the nightclub, hitting De Abreu to the chest and injuring other patrons.
DeAbreu was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital and was pronounced dead upon arrival.