14 women killed in first four months of 2014

Fourteen women have been killed during the first four months of the year; five of them died at the hands of their partners.

A perusal of Stabroek News’ records revealed that in January, four women were murdered; in February three were killed; four in March and in April three were killed. Among the victims were two elderly women.

Eight of the cases have been solved, either as a result of the perpetrators taking their own lives or charges being laid by the police.

Marcia Adams was the first woman to be killed this year. The woman was chopped to death, reportedly by her reputed husband, Paul Scotland on January 3. Reports are that the 21-year-old mother of two of Paradise, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was murdered following an argument with Scotland. She was said to have …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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