Baramita man stabbed to death

– wife on the run

For a second day in a row a domestic violence murder has occurred in the North West District.

Police said yesterday that a man was stabbed to death by his reputed wife at Baramita, North West District during an argument. The woman is on the run.

The dead man has been identified as Junior Brandt, 32, of Baramita.

A police press release stated that ranks are investigating the murder which occurred at about 07:30 hrs.

“Investigations have revealed that Junior Brandt was allegedly involved in an argument with his reputed wife, during which he was fatally stabbed,” the release said.

Stabroek News was unable to make contact with the dead man’s relatives.

On Monday, Victor Pires shot his 39-year-old wife Pamela Martin dead before turning the gun on himself.

Police had said in a press release that they were investigating the murder/suicide which occurred at around 04:20 hrs at Port Kaituma and claimed the lives of Pires, 62, and Martin, 39.

Police said an improvised shotgun and three empty cartridges were found at the scene.

An extra-marital affair on the part of the woman was said to be at the centre of murder/suicide.


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