Police are investigating the death of 45-year-old, Anthony Giddings called “Big head”, of Pitt Street New Amsterdam, Berbice, which occurred this morning around 01:30hrs.
Enquiries disclosed that Giddings was stabbed by 43-year-old, Anita Hannuman, with whom he shared an intimate relationship.
According to police, the couple had been living together for the past four years and Giddings was “very much abusive to her”.
At the time of the incident, Giddings and Hannuman were at home when an argument ensued. Giddings reportedly pulled a knife from his waist and threatened to stab her. She then ran onto the roadway where they started to fight. During the scuffle, the woman reportedly took away the knife and dealt Giddings two stabs to his chest.
She then ran to the Central Police Station and made a report.
Giddings was rushed to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital where he was examined by a doctor on duty and later pronounced dead while receiving treatment.
Investigation is in progress.