Chopped Tuschen mother in need of blood

The house where the murders took place. [iNews' Photo]

Inside the bloodied house. [iNews' Photo]
Inside the bloodied house. [iNews’ Photo]
[] – Geeta Boodhoo, the mother of six who was severely chopped by her reputed husband yesterday is in dire need of ‘O’ Positive blood at the Georgetown Public Hospital.

The GPHC in a media release stated that the woman is in need of two units of blood and donors may make contributions to the Blood Bank, GPHC Compound on Lamaha Street.

The usually quiet community of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo was thrown in a state of shock yesterday morning, when three persons were found dead; hacked to death allegedly by a jealous man who is on the run.

Dead are: Bibi Zalima Khan, 55 years; her granddaughter Ashley Boodhoo, 9 years; and upholsterer Floyd Drakes, 30 years, all of Tuschen New Housing Scheme.

Thirty – year – old Boodhoo is in a critical condition after she managed to escape to a neighbour’s house when her reputed husband, Joshua Franklin broke into her Phase Two, Tuschen wooden house and proceeded to chop her mother [Bibi], his stepdaughter [Ashley] and Drakes, whom she allegedly shared an intimate relationship with.

The incident reportedly occurred at 12:30; however, residents told iNews that Drakes’ body was found several hours after the incident behind a toilet in the yard.

Boodhoo’s other children, who were in the house at the time managed to escape and were found by a Police Patrol, walking in the community.




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