GPF | On Thursday 6th October 2022, Aquiell Abrams, age 30 years, unemployed of Lot 1C Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, Region 4, was charged with the offence of Murder contrary to common Law. She appeared at the Vigilance Magistrates court before Her Worship Fabayo Azore where the charge was read to her, where she was not required to plea to the charge and was remanded to prison.
Police in Regional Division 4’C’ had identified the victim as Michael Wilson, a 40-year-old labourer of Lot 109 Sideline Dam, Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara, Guyana, South America.
The incident occurred around 08:15 hrs on Monday, October 10th at the above-mentioned address.
Enquiries disclosed that the victim and suspect were common-law partners and lived together at the aforementioned address for the past two years. They occupied the upper flat of a two-storey concrete building measuring about 30 feet in length and 25 feet in width in a fenced yard. Domestic problems existed between them, and the deceased frequently accused the suspect of being unfaithful and would allegedly physically and verbally abuse her.
During an argument yesterday (Sunday) the victim told the suspect that she was ending their relationship and would be returning to her parents house. At around 08:00hrs today, the suspect and Michael Wilson were at home when they got into a violent argument while the suspect was in the process of packing her belongings to move out of their home. The victim, who was armed with a knife, assaulted the suspect and cut her on the left forearm.
The suspect disarmed him and dealt him two stabs to his abdomen. An EMT was summoned, and they arrived at the scene and escorted the deceased to the GPHC where he was admitted at the Emergency Unit in an unconscious state and subsequently died while receiving treatment.
The suspect was escorted to the Nabacalis Hospital by the police where she was seen by a doctor and was subsequently taken to the GPHC by EMT.
Source: Action News Guyana (Reprinted with Permission)