Police arrested Wilson Gartoe, a resident of the Fish Market community in Monrovia, on June 27 following community residents’ complaints that he stabbed Edison Doe in his chest with a kitchen knife during a fist fight.
Police charge sheet indicated that fighting ensued between Doe and Gartoe at an entertainment center in Sinkor over a jersey t-shirt that was being sold to him (Gartoe) by a boy only identified as Kollie.
According to the charge sheet, Doe seized the t-shirt having recognized it as the very one stolen from him once upon a time.
The charge sheet stated that Gartoe suddenly emerged claiming ownership of the t-shirt which, he said, he had bought.
The charge sheet said Gartoe could not be specific about the t-shirt when asked, adding that it was at that juncture the fighting ensued during which Doe was allegedly stabbed multiple times in the chest.
The charged sheet noted that Doe died upon arrival at the JFK Hospital where he was rushed for treatment.
The charge sheet pointed out that Gartoe admitted during police preliminary investigation to stabbing Doe.