Decision to leave may have triggered hammer attack on Freeman St woman
- victim off life support
Sharon Howell, the mother of 10 who was stabbed and hammered mercilessly by her partner on Sunday, had been constantly threatened and relatives believe that plans she was making to return home to Barbados may have motivated the attack.
Howell, 38, of Freeman Street, East La Penitence, was stabbed by Aubrey Peters multiple times about the body, including to her shoulder, neck, stomach and head. Peters also hammered her about her head using the claw of the hammer. Despite the severity of her injuries, the wounded woman, who was admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital in critical condition, is no longer on life support and her relatives are optimistic about her recovery.
Peters, who had been in a relationship with the woman for almost two years and who is the father of the woman’s youngest child—a one-year-old girl—was believed to have later ingested a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.