Woman, 21, beaten & stabbed to death; four arrested


Police have arrested four persons – three women and one man – in connection with the murder of Carol Davidson, a 21-year-old security guard of East La Penitence Squatting area in Georgetown.

Police Headquarters reported that Davidson was beaten and stabbed to death on Monday at around 10:25hrs in the vicinity of Brickdam Secondary School Bridge, by four persons – three females ages 20, 28 and 29 and a 28-year-old male, all of North East La Penitence Squatting Area.

According to the police, Davidson and the suspects were involved in a fight on Sunday.

On Monday, at about 10:00hrs, Davidson was imbibing with a group of friends in the vicinity of Brickdam Secondary School Bridge, when the perpetrators entered the yard and attacked her with several pieces of wood.

A scuffle ensued during which the 21-year-old woman was beaten by the suspects. Police said Davidson managed to escape by running around a house which was in the said yard but was pursued by the three women and the man.

The suspects, one of whom was later seen with a knife in her right hand, all ran out of the yard and escaped.

Davidson, who had a suspected stab wound in her chest area, was subsequently found lying face down on the ground.  She was picked up in an unconscious state and immediately taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The woman’s body is at the Memorial Garden’s Mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination.

The four suspects, who were all apprehended by police, are presently in custody at the East La Penitence Police Station.

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