Police investigators in Berbice are probing the murder of 25-year-old Corriverton resident, Jason Bownauth.
The man died on Sunday after he was stabbed by his reputed wife after he repeatedly slapped her during an argument.
According to reports, on Sunday, the couple was in attendance at a family event when they got into a disagreement. During a row, the man slapped his wife twice to the face, forcing the woman to leave the function.
It is reported, that the reputed husband followed the woman home where the argument continued and it was there that he allegedly started to hit on her again.
In response, the woman grabbed a knife from the kitchen and stabbed the man to the chest. He collapsed in the home and was rushed to the hospital by his sister, but it was too late. He died while receiving treatment.
The young woman, who has claimed that she was repeatedly abused by her reputed husband, has since been taken into custody and is being questioned about the murder. The investigations are ongoing.
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