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Detectives in Regional Division 4B are investigating the alleged murder of 19-year-old Shenese Walks, a teacher of Craig Public Road, East Bank Demerara.
The murder occurred between 15:30 hours on 2022-04-12 and 11:45 hours on 2022-04-13 at the mentioned address by a 21-year-old man, police said in a statement.
Reports are that the now dead woman and the suspect, who resided at the said address had a misunderstanding on 2022-04-12 about 15:30 hours, and the deceased armed herself with a knife when the suspect tried to take the knife from her and stabbed her to the left side of the neck.
The suspect who became afraid, secured the house and went away. On 2022-04-13 about 08:00 hours the suspect contacted his brother and told him what transpired. The suspect’s brother along with an aunt escorted him (suspect) to the Grove Police Station where he was handed over to the police.
Police ranks and the suspect visited the scene, where the deceased was observed dressed in a white striped top with long blue pants, lying on her back, beside a bed with a knife stuck in the left side neck.
The woman’s body was subsequently escorted to the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home awaiting a post mortem examination.
The 21-year-old suspect remains in custody as investigations continue.