Essequibo woman clinging to life after being stabbed multiple times by husband


A 29-year-old mother of three from Lower Pomeroon River, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) had to be air-dashed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after she was repeatedly stabbed by her reputed husband.

Reports are Trecia Griffith, of Noon Grant, Lower Pomeroon River, was stabbed six times about her body on Monday. She was rushed to the Suddie Public Hospital where her condition was listed as critical. However, on Tuesday, after her condition worsened, Griffith was air-dashed to the city.

Doctors rushing Trecia Griffith to the ambulance

According to information reaching this publication, the woman and her 28-year-old spouse were imbibing on Monday with friends when an argument erupted. The woman’s reputed husband had accused her of having an extramarital affair with one of his friends. Reports are the woman denied the allegation, but her reputed husband allegedly pulled out a knife and dealt several stabs to her body. She received stab wounds to her abdomen and neck.

According to the sister of the injured woman, Synetha Hoyte, her sister’s reputed husband was trying to slit her throat when another man intervened, lashing him with a chair.

“My sister had several, several stab wounds; we thought she would die. She is talking, but we are very fearful, she has a two-year-old child,” she related.

The woman pointed out that her sister had endured an abusive relationship with her husband for years.

The suspect was taken into police custody.


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