La Penitence man wanted for murder of pregnant ex


Police late Thursday night issued a wanted bulletin for 34-year-old Terrence Thomas called “OOSH” for questioning in relation to the murder of his ex-girlfriend Lorretta Simon who was stabbed to death at her mother’s C’ Field Sophia, Georgetown home.

Thomas’ last known address is listed as Lot 3 East La Penitence, Georgetown.

“Anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Terrence Thomas is asked to contact the police on telephone numbers 227-2603, 226-6978, 226-6221, 219-3252, 227-1149, 225-8196, 268-2328, 268-2298/2222, 226-7065, 911 or the nearest police station,” police said.

All information will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Just after noon on Thursday, a pregnant 24-year-old Simon was stabbed to death at her mother’s residence where she had gone to visit and was preparing to cook curry.

Thomas fled the scene shortly after committing the crime and left the murder weapon behind.
The entire ordeal was witnessed by the woman’s nine-year-old sister.

The mother, Letitia Fields, said she received the news while at work at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.

She told the News Room that ‘Terrence’ would usually abuse Simon and during a misunderstanding last year, he had threatened to kill her. Simon had ended the relationship and moved on with another man.

The mother said the reason for the murder may be out of anger that Simon had become pregnant for someone else.

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