Thursday morning a 23 year old woman from Mahaica was murdered by her husband. Deomattie Persaud of Belmonte, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara was reportedly stabbed to death by her 43-year-old husband, Dhanraj Maraj. According to the dead woman’s mother, Persaud had moved out of her husband’s house about a month ago but he called her to pick up their two young children. Reports indicate that Persaud arrived at the home in a taxi to pick up the children. Her husband dragged her out of the car and stabbed her several times. Maraj then he locked himself in house and drank poison. He was taken to the Mahaicony Cottage Hospital and remains hospitalised.