Swan mother critical after chopping, attacker hangs self

Melicia Andrews

A mother of seven was left critical in a city hospital last night after she was severely chopped by her partner, who subsequently took his own life following an argument over infidelity at Swan Village, Soesdyke-Linden Highway.

The attack during which Melicia Andrews, 31, was chopped about her body occurred around 3.30 pm.

Andrews was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital, where she was undergoing surgery last night.

Her assailant, Ian English, 38, a labourer with whom she reportedly shared an abusive relationship for several years, hanged himself after the attack…..

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