Woman stabbed to death in domestic confrontation

A 36-year-old woman was stabbed during a domestic confrontation at her home in Laventille on Wednesday morning.

She later died at hospital.

She has been identified as Angelina Samuel of Wharton Trace. 

A 34-year-old man who was also stabbed during the altercation is badly wounded and hospitalised in a serious condition.

According to a police report, at about 9 am residents of Wharton Trace heard a loud quarrel at Samuel’s home, following which they heard noises as though a fight had broken out.

Both Samuel and the man were found bleeding from multiple stab wounds about their bodies.

The police were called to the scene and both were taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital. 

Samuel succumbed to her injuries. 

The 34-year-old when and if he recovers from his injuries will be questioned by police.

Police believe the same weapon was used on both of them.

 - by Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant


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