Thursday 26 November, 2020

Woman beheaded in Penal, suspect hospitalised

Police are on the scene of a homicide in Penal where a woman was beheaded.

She’s been identified as Reshma Kanchan of Laltoo Trace, Penal. 

Information on this incident is still coming in, however, Loop News was told that Kanchan was also chopped several times to her body. 

The man who is believed to have committed the heinous crime is receiving medical attention for injuries to his own throat. 

It is believed that he attempted to slit his own throat after Kanchan was killed. 

He reportedly got into a vehicle and drove off, however, because of his injuries, he crashed a short distance away from the home. 

Residents of the area went to render assistance and on seeing his injuries, they notified the police and paramedics. 

The suspect is said to be in a critical condition. 

Officers of the Southern Division and the Homicide Bureau are currently on location. 

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