Sophia chopping victim says calls to police went unanswered

-attacker threatening to finish them off

Wanda Fortune, one of victims of last Thursday night’s violent cutlass attack on three females at Sophia, is decrying the slothful response of the police, saying it gives her no confidence even as the alleged attacker continues to make calls to the family promising to finish them off.

“He called saying that we get life like cat and that he coming back to finish we off… but it makes no sense trying with police because on the night of the attack I called several times and even after we were left for dead four different neighbours went to the station before they came,” the 26-year-old lawyer told Stabroek News on Friday.

Fortune, her mother Dorothy Blackman, her younger sister Donette Fordyce and her two-year-old niece Leah Thomas were brutally chopped after Shawn Fordyce went berserk and launched the cutlass attack. Blackman is …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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