Residents in the small Amerindian village of Kartabo in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni region have been left shocked by a brutal murder/suicide.
Police investigators are heading in to the area after receiving reports that 22-year-old Kartabo resident, Terry Alexander shot his 19-year-old girlfriend dead, injured her mother with gunshots, then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.
The young woman has been identified as Glenda Williams aka Glenda McCurdy.
The incident took place on Monday afternoon.
According to persons in the area, the shooting may have been the result of the 19-year-old woman “calling off” her engagement to the young man and moving on with someone else.
News Source understands that the two were preparing to get married a few months ago and the young woman suddenly ended the relationship. She eventually moved on with someone else.
The two are well known in the community. Investigations are ongoing.