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Woman fatally stabsman in domestic brawl

Published: 
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Atiba Hamlet

A man who was stabbed in the neck during a domestic brawl was found dead yesterday in Belmont.

According to a police report, at about 4.15 am residents as Belle Eau Road were awakened to loud noises coming from the home of a woman.

Police said neighbours heard a man and woman quarrelling and noises suggesting that they were fighting.

The man, later identified as Atiba Hamlet, was stabbed in the neck with a sharp object. The woman, 27, ran to get help.

The woman later surrendered and claimed she was acting in self-defence.

Yesterday, at Forensic Science Centre, St James Hamlet’s relatives denied commenting.

Investigations are continuing.

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