28 year old Tovanie Simmons of Second Street, Limlair Village Corentyne Berbice was killed Wednesday night at Limlair Corentyne Berbice. The killer has been identified as 30-year old Imran Lyte who is a farmer. Lyte, according to a witness stabbed Simmons multiple times about her body and fled the scene.
The suspected killer was eventually taken to the Port Mourant Hospital by relatives where he is presently admitted under guard; he reportedly ingested a poisonous substance.
Police were told that the suspect went to Simmons’ home to discuss a matter involving her brother, which allegedly occurred last Sunday when a heated argument ensued. The suspect reportedly whipped out a knife and fatally stabbed his victim in the presence of a very close relative.
The dead girl’s mother spoke with Nightly News. She claimed that there were attempts to settle the matter between the two before her daughter’s murder.