Housewife dies after attacked by swarm of Africanized bees


Dorothy Muriel Adams, 58, a housewife of Ratter Dam, East Bank Berbice lost her life on Thursday after she was attacked by an aggressive swarm of Africanized bees. According to her reputed husband Vishnu Persaud, at around 5:00h, Adams left their home to purchase items from a nearby shop.

About 10 minutes after, Persaud said a passerby informed him that his wife was attacked by bees and was laying under a house about 400 meters away from their home. Persaud went to his wife’s rescue, and in the process, was also stung by the bees.

Adams was taken to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. Her body is presently lying at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital awaiting a post mortem examination. Investigations are in progress.


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