Moruca sisters were chopped trying to stop brother from hitting child


The two Moruca sisters, Cynthia Cozier and Beverly France, were chopped by their brother on Wednesday because they tried to prevent him from hitting a child, relatives have reported.

Cynthia Cozier has since succumbed to her injuries. Her brother, 28-year-old Randy Cozier, is still on the run from Police.

Alanzo Cornelius, the father-in-law of Cynthia, told the News Room that Randy became angry after the sisters intervened and tried to stop them from hitting a child in the village. He picked up a cutlass and fired it at them repeatedly.

Cynthia, a 25-year-old mother of three was chopped to the head and other parts of the body; she had her 8-month old baby in her hand at the time. The baby was chopped to the head.

Her sister, 40-year-old Beverly, was also brutally chopped.

Police Headquarters in a statement Thursday said Cynthia succumbed to her injuries at the Suddie Hospital at around 06:30hrs Thursday, while Beverly and the baby, Kevin Suddeen, remain in a stable condition at the hospital.

The Police reported that Randy ran away after the incident, which occurred at approximately 13:00hrs where the siblings live together at Waramuri Village in Moruca, Region One.

The News Room understands that a manhunt by the police and community members was launched but has so far proved unsuccessful.

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