Essequibo man hangs self after killing wife
A 23-year-old man hanged himself after he killed his wife at Riverstown backdam on Sunday afternoon.
The murdered woman is 22-year-old, Rohanie Tagewanttie, a/k “Vado”, formerly of Anna Regina Housing Scheme and of Riverstown Village, Essequibo Coast. Her husband’s name was given as Rabinandan Ramadohar a/k Ricky, 23.
Tagewanttie’s elder sister Shalanie, a nurse, said that she learnt of her sister’s death some time after 14:30 hours yesterday.
At the time of her death Tagewanttie was going to visit her son. The nurse said that her sister shared a rocky relationship with the young man who worked as a carpenter.
She said that on Wednesday last, her sister and her husband had a misunderstanding at the Anna Regina old market where he made death threats to her.
She said that a report was subsequently made to the Anna Regina Police station but the young man evaded the police.
According to Shalanie, she was told that Tagewanttie, who was a saleswoman at Jaigobin’s Supermarket at Anna Regina and her husband, had a heated argument yesterday.
Shalanie said that her sister was discovered buried face down in a trench.
Kaieteur News understands that after killing his wife Ramadohar called her mother, Dalarie Tegwanttie, and told her, “I kill your daughter.” He was later found hanging from a mango tree.
Yesterday’s killing was the first murder recorded on the Essequibo Coast for this year.
The incident also reminded villagers of another gruesome killing that occurred in their community.
Last year, a father gave his two young children poison before hanging himself.