Essequibo man dies days after fight with wife



Suspicious-Death-jpg[] – A 45-year-old man died on Tuesday December 22 – five days after a physical fight with his wife which resulted in both of them being charged for attempted murder.

According to a police statement, on December 17, Harrichand Mahadeo, and his wife Gaitree Lakeram, of Truli Island, Essequibo River, were involved in an argument during which they inflicted wounds on each other.

Lakeram was treated and sent away while Mahadeo was hospitalized.

Police say legal advice was subsequently obtained in the matter and both of them were later charged with attempted murder. However Mahadeo took his own discharge from hospital on Sunday December 20, and returned home.

They appeared in court at Charity yesterday Monday December 21, 2015, where they were placed on $100,000.00 bail each, but remained in custody as they were unable to raise the bail.

The man later complained of feeling unwell and was taken to the Suddie Hospital where he succumbed on Tuesday morning

Further investigations are in progress.



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