Turkeyen woman’s throat slit, boyfriend suspected
By Mandy Thompson
A 24-year-old vendor was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend who slit her throat at their home around 11 am yesterday.
Dead is Sheurma Mentore, of Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, who was found lying in the grass at the back of her home with her throat slit and her hand cut. Her boyfriend, who was described as abusive by relatives and whose name was given as `Akieto’, fled the scene. He was later apprehended by police and is now a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he is receiving treatment for injuries to his throat, chest and abdomen, the police stated in a press release. It is unclear how these injuries were sustained.
Mentore who lived in the top flat of the two-storey building with her boyfriend, who she shared a relationship with for over a year, was arguing with him at the back of the house when the incident occurred. No one was at …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.