[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 56 – year – old female cash crop farmer was shot dead last evening (August 20) by bandit (s) who invaded her Lot 19 #45 Corentyne Berbice home.
Dead is Pamela Kendall who came face to face with a gunman in her kitchen during a power outage in the area.
Her husband, Deoram Sookchand, also a farmer, told iNews that at around 18:30 hrs, they were about to close up their doors when he left his wife in the kitchen and went into the shower.
He said shortly after he heard his wife screamed, followed by a gunshot. Sookchand said he remained in the shower and started to scream as well, after which he heard persons jumping the fence of his neighbour.
According to the traumatized man, he came out and looked for his wife and eventually found her in a pool of blood at her brother’s residence, which is a stone’s throw away from his home.
iNews understands that after she was shot, Kendall ran to her brother’s house, signaling them to help her when she collapsed. She was rushed to the Skeldon Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The woman was shot once and it is unclear how many bandits there were; nothing was stolen and electricity returned to the area shortly after the incident.