Police on the East Coast of Demerara are probing the stabbing death of a 44-year-old woman at the hands of her husband.
The dead woman has been identified as Vinette Headley-James. She was stabbed repeatedly to the body by her husband, Sherlock James during an argument at their Nabaclis home.
According to reports, the two were having problems in their relationship and the woman made a decision to end it. The husband turned up at home this afternoon to meet his belongings packed in bags and left at the door.
That triggered an argument that led to the stabbing death of the woman. After stabbing his wife to death, the assailant reportedly stabbed himself to the neck. He was rushed to the hospital and is in a critical condition as Police from C’ Division begin their investigations.