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Police are investigating the alleged murder committed of Lunisa Peters, age 24 years of Lot 97 Supenaam Public Road, Essequibo Coast.
The murder occurred on Wednesday about 23:30hrs at the said address by a male, age unknown, of Golden Fleece Essequibo Coast.
Investigation revealed that the woman and the suspect had a common law relationship and were living together until they separated when she moved and went to her aunt’s house at Supenaam, Essequibo Coast.
Enquiries disclosed that on Wednesday night the suspect visited the home where the woman was staying and was invited into the house where they sat in a chair. However, while sitting, Peters’ phone rang and she answered same when the suspect heard a male voice on the other end and became annoyed. He snatched the woman by her hair and dragged her into the kitchen where he grabbed a knife, took her to the bathroom and dealt her several stab wounds.
The deceased’s aunt having heard the commotion, raised an alarm after which the suspect ran out the house and made good his escape on foot.
Checks were made for suspect but he has not been found.
The police were summoned and responded where they observed the motionless body of the victim. The body was examined for injuries and several stab wounds were seen about the head and body. A knife and a rolling pin with suspected blood stains were observed at the scene.
The body was later escorted to the Suddie Public Hopsital where it was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and pronounced dead. It was then escorted to the Suddie Hospital Mortuary, awaiting a post mortem examination.
Investigations are ongoing.