Goed Fortuin woman brutally stabbed in front of 8-yr-old daughter

– husband hangs himself

The screams of a terrified young girl pierced the early morning silence of Goed Fortuin, West Bank Demerara as she witnessed the brutal stabbing of her mother by her father, who subsequently hanged himself.

Tamika Miller, 29, of 18 Goed Fortuin was stabbed 27 times in front of her eight-year-old daughter by her husband, 32-year-old Andrew Patterson. The man was later found hanging in the backyard of a stranger’s home in Versailles, with both wrists slit and the knife close by his suspended body.

According to Miller’s relatives, Patterson had begun visiting the home  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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