Woman killed by jealous ex-lover suffered years of abuse

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Lunisa Peters

Lunisa Peters, 24, who was on Wednesday evening stabbed to death by her jealous ex-lover had suffered years of abuse during her five-year relationship with him.

Peters, a mother of one, had recently ended the relationship with the man, and had gone to live with her aunt at Supenaam, Essequibo Coast.

On the night in question, the suspect visited the woman at her new home.

According to the woman’s aunt, she heard someone rapping at the door, and when she opened it, her niece’s ex-lover entered the house.

Shortly after, Peters’ cellphone rang and she answered it. The suspect heard a male’s voice on the other end and became annoyed, snatched the woman by her hair, and dragged her into the kitchen where he grabbed a knife, took her to the bathroom, and started to stab her about the body.

According to the aunt, the man had locked the bathroom door, and when he was finished committing the act, he exited, washed off the blood from the knife, and left the house.
The aunt said her niece came out of the bathroom with blood all over her body and the collapsed.

The police were summoned and responded where the observed the motionless body of the victim.

The body was examined for injuries where several stab wounds about the head and body were observed; and a knife and a rolling pin with suspected blood stains were observed at the scene.

The body was later escorted to the Suddie Public Hopsital where it was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and pronounced dead. It was then escorted to the Suddie Hospital Mortuary, awaiting a postmortem examination.

The suspect was later arrested.