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T&T woman stabbed to death, lover attempts suicide

francis-150x300By iNews Guyana From St Lucia News

INEWS GUYANA – A 25-year-old woman from Santa Cruz was allegedly stabbed to death by her estranged lover before he unsuccessfully tried to take his own life on Saturday.

According to police reports, around 2 pm, Gabriella Francis, of Munroe Road, La Canoa Road, Santa Cruz, went to the 33-year-old suspect’s home at Penguin Crescent, Maloney Gardens, Arouca.

The suspect’s mother told police that she left Francis and her son at home and went out and when she returned, she found them lying in his room covered in blood.

Police were contacted, and Francis, who had multiple stab wounds to her chest and abdomen was pronounced dead on the scene, while the suspect, whose wrists were slit was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Centre, Mt Hope.

The suspect, who cannot be identified as he may be eventually be charged with Francis’ murder, remained in hospital under police guard up to late yesterday. He reportedly underwent surgery yesterday and was listed in a stable condition.

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