Young mother stabbed by jilted husband


Twenty-three-year-old Shenella Marks is in a critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit of the Charity Hospital after she was stabbed multiple times about her body by her husband on Monday, February 12, 2018.

Police said the incident occurred at around 16:00hrs at the Charity Water Front, Essequibo Coast. The suspect who fled the scene, has been apprehended and is assisting with the investigation; he has admitted to the have committed the dastardly act, a police report noted.

According to the police, an investigation has revealed that the young mother of one, moved out of the matrimonial home at Westbury, Essequibo Coast about a month ago because of constant domestic abuse by her 36-year-old husband.

She and her 8-year-old son went to live with her parents at Dredge Creek, Upper Pomeroon River. The suspect currently has a pending criminal charge of assault committed on the victim, at the Charity Magistrate’s Court.

Investigations are ongoing.

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