Man commits suicide after stabbing reputed wife
By Michel Outridge
A mother of one, nursing stab wounds, is in critical condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital following a quarrel with her reputed husband, Julius Chung, who turned the weapon on himself and stabbed himself to death.

Brown, sister of the deceased being comforted by a relative yesterday

Julius Chung’s body being removed from the scene.


In hospital is Diane Brown, 26, of 40 D’Urban Street, Lodge, Georgetown, who was rescued by her landlord who lives in the flat above her home.

Up to press time, Diane Brown’s condition was listed as critical.

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Diane’s sister, Alicia Brown, yesterday told reporters that about 11:30 hrs. they were all out when Chung visited their home and a heated argument ensued.

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Ms. Brown, with tears in her eyes, said that when she returned home the door was ajar and she saw blood spattered all over the apartment. She went into the bedroom and saw Chung’s bloodied body on the bed.

It is believed that Chung turned the knife on himself after he stabbed Diane Brown.

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“He was always threatening my sister and she was afraid of him,” she cried yesterday as she spoke to the media.

Ms. Brown said that after returning home, she ran up the steps to the landlord who telephoned the police and arranged transportation for her to the hospital.

Pools of dried blood were observed on the landlord’s steps.

At the scene, police cordoned off the apartment as they waited for the a hearse to remove the body which was wrapped in a blue and white bed sheet.

Thursday, February 19, 2009