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Thursday 13 August, 2020

SRP surrenders to police after wife’s death

A Special Reserve Police Constable (SRP) surrendered himself to his colleagues after a confrontation with his wife that ended with her death. 

The deceased was identified as Vera Golabie, 28, of Matura. 

At about 4.15 pm on Thursday, a police constable made his way to the Matura Police Station and told officers that less than an hour earlier, he got into a confrontation with Golabie. He claimed that the woman pulled a knife on him, and that during the struggle, the woman was stabbed repeatedly. 

As a result, the officer was detained, and took investigators to the scene.  

Golabie’s body was found near her home. 

The scene was contained and the body viewed by a district medical officer and ordered removed.  

An autopsy is carded to take place today at the Forensic Science Center in St James. 

The SRP remains in police custody, and is expected to be further questioned today

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