Police are investigating a deadly case of domestic violence which left one woman dead in the community of Mahaut on Sunday.
Dead is Kewanie Samuel, 27, originally from Marigot, while her boyfriend Meckeith George, 30, is nursing injuries the Princess Margaret Hospital.
According to the official police report, George was transported to the hospital at 6:00 am suffering from laceration to his head. He was treated and admitted.
At about 8:30 am, police discovered the body of Samuel locked in a bathroom with lacerations to her body and a knife stuck to her throat.
The incident is the aftermath of an altercation between the couple who lived together in a downstairs apartment they rent in the village.
Reports are that the two began verbally abusing each other and the argument eventually turned deadly
A neighbour, who lives nearby, said this is not the first time the two have been engaged in altercations.
Reports are that during the altercation a neighbor overhead Samuel vomiting and George telling her not to do anything stupid.
DNO understands that Samuel may have ingested poison but this was not confirmed by the police.
Samuel was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner and a coroner’s inquest will be convened to be followed by a post mortem.
Police officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information to this incident is asked to call the police HINT LINE at 1-800-4468 or CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-8477