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Husband hacks security guard to death; workmate seriously injured

A security guard was Tuesday night hacked to death by her husband while she was on duty an East Coast Demerara secondary school and later surrendered to police.

One of the dead woman’s colleagues, who tried to prevent the man from entering the  Bygeval Secondary School Compound, was also chopped severely and  has been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

Dead is Candacy Pitt, 31 years, if 18 Chelsea Park, East Coast Demerara.  Her workmate, 51-year old Brenda Thomas of Chelsea Park, has been hospitalised.

Police said Pitt’s husband, Athlone Pitt surrendered to the police and confessed to the crime.

The Guyana Police Force said that at about 9:45 PM on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Pitt was attacked by her husband at her workplace and dealt multiple chops about her body. Moments before, police said he attacked and chopped Thomas who had denied him entry into the compound to see his wife.

They were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where Pitt was pronounced dead on arrival and Brenda Thomas admitted.


  • rudeo

    Satan is alive and well

  • george wiltshire

    Let us keep the nation in prayer. If this man had given his life toJESUS he would have found a different way to resolve his problems.

  • Dharamkumar02

    The “DEATH PENALTY” must be introduced immediately in Guyana.

  • cuffy

    After creation,these beings bring forth life to us,why are guyana’s women murdered,without regards for their lives,even outside guyana,I implore the communal leaders to do some more connecting with these issues,pandits,priests,imams,let us make this a national social issue,not political.I pray and ask for deliverance from this evil,we should all set up a chain of prayer for this nation.

    • SYL

      Faith without works is useless. Don’t hang them, as I previously wanted. Whip them with the CAT ‘O ‘ NINE TAIL., so they can live to feel the pain.Apparently men think they own a woman once they get involved in their life. There is no place in society guys for cowards like him.