Woman brutally stabbed by children’s father

first_imgPolice in A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) are on the hunt for a man who wounded the mother of his three children on Tuesday morning, leaving the woman with several stab wounds and a gash at the back of her head.Unika Stewart, 22, of Bagotstown, EBD, was reportedly stabbed with a pair of scissors before being hit with a piece of wood by the suspect who is known as “Trini” Smith of Bare Root, Enterprise Road, East Coast Demerara.The incident occurred sometime around 08:00h at Cowpen Street, Eccles, EBD.It was reported that the 24-year-old victim had severed the relationship, which boreInjured: Unika Stewartthree children, with the suspect a few months ago due to domestic issues. However, the suspect kept on pursuing her.Guyana Times understands that Stewart had gone to one of the suspect’s relatives to complain about his constant harassment on Tuesday morning when the incident occurred.A cousin of the suspect, Mark Rhode, told this publication that Stewart went to speak with his mother at her Eccles home and his cousin arrived sometime after.The young man said that “Trini” was troubled by the breakup especially since Welfare had given sole custody of their three kids to the mother.“He de threaten she that he going to the obeah man for she so they come by mother to settle things but from the time he come and meet she there, they start fight,” the cousin related. He claimed that Stewart snatched “Trini” and a struggle ensued between the two.According to the cousin, Stewart began pulling the father of the children to go to her mother’s home in neighbouring Bagotstown but they continued fighting on the road.“They fighting down the road and ended up in the gutter and then Trini pull out a scissors and he jook she up couple times all over,” the young man related. He recalled that he then saw his cousin walking up the road.He said they rushed to the woman’s aid and threw water to revive her. The injured woman’s sister, Ashanna Spelling, said that after receiving a phone call that her sister was injured, they rushed to the neighbouring village where they saw a crowd gathered.She noted that upon arriving at the scene, someone told her mother that it is her daughter lying on the road injured. Spelling said she immediately dropped everything and rushed towards her sister.Spelling confirmed that her sister was stabbed several times and has a “small fracture” at the back of her head but noted that the doctors said she is recovering.She also confirmed that the suspect was having a hard time accepting that Stewart ended their 10-year relationship seven months ago.Spelling noted that she began pressing on the woman’s wounds to stop the bleeding as residents tried to get help.Eventually, the police arrived at the scene and took the injured woman to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre, where she was treated and transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital. She was admitted to the city hospital in a critical condition.Up to press time on Tuesday, Police were yet to apprehend the suspect.last_img read more