…locks body in house for over 16 hours before confessing
A 19-year-old teacher of Craig Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was stabbed to death by her 21-year-old boyfriend, and her body was left with the knife stuck in her neck.
Dead is Shenese Walks of Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).
Reports are that the couple, who had lived together, had had a misunderstanding at around 15:30h on Tuesday. The suspect claimed that, during the argument, the teacher armed herself with a knife, and as he attempted to snatch it from her, he stabbed her in the neck.
Police have said that the suspect claimed that he became afraid, so he secured the house and went away.
However, at around 08:00h on Wednesday, the suspect contacted his brother and told him what had transpired. The suspect’s brother and an aunt then escorted the 21-year-old to the Grove Police Station, where he was handed over to the Police.
Police ranks and the suspect visited the scene, where the teacher was observed lying on her back, beside a bed, with a knife stuck to her left side neck.
The 21-year-old suspect remains in custody as investigations continue. (G9)