Corentyne woman shot dead, sister injured

– after gunmen barge into house

A 57-year-old woman was shot dead reportedly in execution-style at Fyrish, Corentyne, Berbice and her sister seriously injured when two men barged into their home around 10:30 pm on Friday.

Patricia Samaroo of Number 2 Road, Canje sustained a single gunshot wound to her head. Her sister, Annetta Samaroo, 45, was shot to her abdomen after she recognised one of the gunmen and shouted his name.

She was rushed to the New Amsterdam Hospital where she remains a patient. Patricia’s daughter,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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