ECD woman disarms, stabs abusive partner to death

An alleged abusive relationship ended in murder on Monday morning when a woman stabbed her common-law husband to death at their Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home.

Dead: Michael Wilson

Dead is 40-year-old Michael Wilson, a labourer of Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara (ECD), who was stabbed twice to his abdomen by his 30-year-old reputed wife.
According to the Police, the couple often had domestic disputes over allegations of infidelity levelled against the suspect by her reputed husband. This, according to Police, had previously led to physical and verbal abuse against the woman.
Police said during one of their arguments on Sunday, the woman told the man that she was ending their relationship and would be moving back into her parents’ home.
However, at around 08:15h on Monday, the couple had another argument as the woman was packing her belongings to move out of the house.
Police said the man armed himself with a knife and assaulted the woman, causing her to receive injuries to her forearm.
The woman eventually succeeded in disarming Wilson and dealt him two stabs to his abdomen, Police Headquarters reported.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) were summoned and the man was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he died whilst receiving treatment.
The woman was escorted to the Nabacalis Hospital by the Police where she was seen by a doctor and was subsequently taken to the GPHC where she remains under Police guard.
When this newspaper arrived at the scene, residents said that after the man was stabbed, he ran out of the yard and into a neighbour’s yard where he collapsed while the suspect remained in the house.
Police have since launched an investigation.