The 34 year-old man who murdered his 16 year-old ex-lover attempted suicide late Wednesday afternoon afternoon. He was caught in time by police who immediately rushed him to the hospital where he remains under close watch.
Investigation revealed the the deceased and the suspect were in a relationship which ended some time ago. About 09:30hrs on the said date the suspect during a visit entered the home of the now deceased who was in her room, whipped out a black rambo knife and deal her several stabs about her body and made good his escape in a blue minibus which was being driven by him.
She was taken to the Suddie Hospital and was pronounced dead by a Doctor on duty. The body is at the Hospital’s Mortuary awaiting a post mortem.
Further, about 12:20hrs acting on information received, the suspect was arrested at Better Hope Backdam, Essequibo Coast, he was observed by ranks vomiting what appeared to be a green substance and upon questioning he told the ranks that he had consumed a poisonous substance and was taken to the Suddie Hospital where he is admitted under guard.
A search of his vehicle which was also in the back dam revealed a Indezone bottle and a black rambo which were on the left passenger seat and under the left passenger seat respectively.