–suspect dead, allegedly consumed poison after committing act
A 27-year-old female is currently battling for her life after she was stabbed to her neck with a knife by the man she had shared a relationship with while the assailant is now dead after allegedly consuming a poisonous substance.
The dead man has been identified as 35-year-old Troy Sandy.
HGP Nightly News understands that Sandy was at a hospital obtaining medical attention, after he reportedly ingested poison on the same day he committed the crime, but he died hours after at the medical facility.
The stabbing incident took place around 17:00h on Tuesday at Black Bush Polder, Berbice.
According to a police statement, the now dead man’s lover and her two (2) children were en route to her home in a taxi and while travelling another vehicle (#PKK 2541) blocked the taxi’s path on the roadway.
Sandy exited the driver’s seat of that car (#PKK 2541) armed with a cutlass in one of his hands and began to behave disorderly towards the woman.
“The hire car driver and another man in the area tried to de-escalate the situation when the (now) deceased attempted to chop the victim and he threw the cutlass aside. As the (now) deceased and victim continued to argue, the (now) deceased armed himself with a knife from his car and rushed to the victim, stabbing her to the mid region of her neck. He then went to his motorcar and sped away, making good his escape.’
The taxi driver quickly assisted the bleeding woman by rushing her to the Mibicuri Public Hospital, where she was treated and transferred to New Amsterdam Public Hospital for further treatment.
She is currently admitted a patient in a serious but stable condition.
“The (now) deceased was subsequently found at the Mibicuri Public hospital where he was admitted a patient for ingestion of poison. At 23:35 hrs on the same day he died. His remains are now at Ramoo’s Funeral Home awaiting a Post Mortem Examination (PME).”