have recovered the weapon allegedly used by the
man they are hunting for the Port Kaituma, North
West District murder of his 33-year-old reputed
wife, Deborah Allen and
chopping of her 16-year-old daughter,
Sherry Ann, in their home early Sunday morning.
after the killing, the suspect returned to the
scene and was lying in a hammock at the home but
fled and left behind a blood-stained cutlass which
villagers handed over to the investigators.
Deborah Allen, flanked by Lawrence Rambarran and
her daughter Sherry Anne Allen
are that he has since been seen around the
village, after dark, wearing a black cloak but was
still not captured up to press time.
slaying reportedly ended several years of domestic
violence and abuse of the victim and her only
suspect, with whom Deborah Allen had a common-law
relationship was, just over a year ago, charged
with the attempted murder of her younger brother,
Ronald Allen, in the same home.
latter had been dealt several life threatening
wounds about the body and suffered severe injuries
including loss of a finger and is now
suspect, Allen and her daughter had gone to a
Valentine’s Night bingo and fund-raising dance
at Port Kaituma Saturday night and returned home
in the wee hours of the morning.
04:00 h, following a confrontation, the mother and
daughter were attacked and wounded and, after the
elder died, the teen escaped their assailant and
ran about a mile to Port Kaituma Police Station.
was air-dashed to the city and admitted to
Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) but is in danger
of losing one eye.
deceased, described as a quiet, pleasant and
caring person, is also survived by her parents,
Helen Jacintho of Manaruma and Maurice Allen of
Linden, five brothers and one sister.