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48-year old man who killed 19-year old partner dies in prison

Onika Greaves

The 48-year old man who had  stabbed his reputed 19-year old wife earlier this month died on Wednesday, one day after he was arraigned for murder.

Police said Robert Sandy of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, died at the New Amsterdam Prison.

Sandy had been charged with the murder of Onika Greaves which occurred on May 19, 2014.

He appeared in court on Tuesday May 27, 2014, where he was remanded to prison until June 9, 2014.

He was suspected of having consumed a poisonous substance following the incident and had been admitted to the New Amsterdam Hospital under guard until Monday May 26, 2014, when was discharged.