More information has emerged about the killing of a bed-ridden woman and the arrest of her husband following an incident in Lionel Town, Clarendon, on Monday morning.
The dead woman has been identified as Pamela Gregory, otherwise called ‘Pam’, a 67-year-old housekeeper from Toronto Terrace in the Lionel Town Housing Scheme.
Her husband is a mechanic from the same address. The couple’s grandson was injured resulting from the incident, the police said.
No motive has been established for the attack.
It is reported that the woman was killed about 7 am. Further reports are that a grandson who was home with the couple, received a call from his uncle in Aruba stating that the accused had called someone overseas saying he just killed his wife.
The police said after receiving the call, the grandson went to his grandparents’ room and knocked. His grandfather opened the door and he saw his grandmother on the bed bleeding from the neck.
Police said he attempted to go into the room, however, his grandfather barricaded the door preventing him from entering. He then went to another door, kicked it open and entered the room.
His grandfather, the police said, reportedly attacked him with a knife. He held on to the knife and used a piece of board to him on his head in a bid to subdue him. He later learnt he had a cut to his right middle finger from the attack.
Residents and police arrived, assisted him and took him and the accused to the Lionel Town Hospital, where they were treated and then taken to the police station.
Up to early Monday afternoon, investigators were still at the scene.