Pomeroon woman still on the run for husband’s murder


– several checks made from police

By: Indrawattie Natram

30-year-old Wavney John a craftswoman from Dredge Creek Upper Pomeroon River of Region Two is still on the run after allegedly stabbing her reputed husband to death with a pair of scissors.

Detectives from G division have thus far combed several areas in the dense forest of the Pomeroon River where the incident had occurred. Several checks were made at various port of entries along the coast, but up to press time those checks turned up empty.

Police however, are continuing their investigations into the alleged murder of 54-year-old Alfo Adams aka Fro, a Labourer of Himacobra Moruca North West District.

The incident reportedly occurred on August 21, 2017, around noon at Dredge Creek Upper Pomeroon River.

Based on information received,  John was living in an abusive relationship, for the past 6 years, with Adams who was said to be in the habit of consuming alcohol and would often accuse his reputed wife of having a love affair with her cousin.

Relatives said, because of the abusive relationship, John was forced to leave the village with her 18-month-old child and venture to Dredge creek to live with an aunt, Lucille George.  George, a craft worker, had offered  John a job.

Based on reports received, Adams on August 21, 2017, showed up at George’s home around 07:00hrs. At that time John and her aunt were at Charity market selling their craft works.

Adams then left his reputed wife to sell with her aunt after which he went to a nearby shop where he reportedly consumed alcohol. At around 11:00hrs, the women finished selling and were about to enter their boat when Adams showed up again asking to join them.

He was allowed into the boat and they all  journeyed to her Dredge Creek home. When they reached home, they got settled and John continued with her craft while the now deceased Adams reportedly continued to consume “high wine”.

After some time he allegedly approached his wife saying, “you f…… with your cousin, you shameless woman, I will deal with you”.

He reportedly continued to hurl abuses towards his wife, allegedly assaulting her afterwards.

John reportedly got enraged and picked up her scissors, that she was using at the time, and dealt one stab to his right side chest.

Adams, this publication was informed, dropped to the floor with blood oozing from his chest. The wife subsequently fled the scene, reportedly with her child.

Her uncle, Peter George, then went to the rescue of the injured man and placed a towel on Adams’ chest. They immediately transported him to the Charity Oscar Joseph hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

His body is currently at the Suddie mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination.



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