After suffering years of abuse at the hands of her husband, Sharmilla Singh of lot 17 Dundee Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) found her husband hanging from a rope by their bedroom door last night.
The incident is said to have occurred around 20:30 h on Tuesday.
Reports are that Gavin Singh, a 42 year old fisherman, committed suicide after his wife threatened to make a report of his ongoing abuse at the police station.
The wife, who was downstairs with their 11 children at the time of the incident, was the one who made the gruesome discovery.
INews was told that the traumatised woman beckoned her 17 year old son to cut the rope which hung around Gavin’s neck. With the assistance of some of their neighbours, the family managed to take the body to the Cottage Hospital, ECD where Gavin was pronounced dead upon arrival.
A post mortem examination is expected to be done on Friday.