A man went berserk during the wee hours of Wednesday, chopping his sleeping son to death and setting his wife of fire.
The man, Leon attempted to take his life after committing the gruesome act but Police ranks found him breathing when they arrived at the Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara (ECD) crime scene.
Meanwhile, his wife, Sharon Scott, is fighting for her life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). She was reportedly chopped about her body before being set on fire by her partner.
The couple’s dead son has been identified as Seon Scott and is said to be in his early 20s. Police investigations are continuing.