Husband charged for murder of bedridden wife in Clarendon

CLARENDON, Jamaica— The Clarendon Police have charged a husband for the murder of his wife, which took place at their home on Toronto Terrace, Lionel Town Housing Scheme in Clarendon, on Monday, July 4.

Charged for the murder of Pamelia Gregory is 69-year-old Thadius Gregory.

Reports are that about 7:00 am, Mrs Gregory, who is bedridden, was at home with her husband and two grandsons. One of the grandsons was reportedly checking on her when he entered the room and saw her lying on the bed with blood coming from her neck.

Mr Gregory allegedly attacked the grandson with a knife when he tried to aid Mrs Gregory and a tussle ensued. The grandson managed to free himself and alerted neighbours, who called the police.

The police responded and Mr Gregory was taken into custody where he later confessed to killing his wife. He was subsequently charged.

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