Wife hacked to death, the husband dies by suicide, children witness it all
(Trinidad Express) – A man chopped his wife to death and hanged himself at San Fernando on Tuesday night. It happened at a third-floor apartment at housing building Five at Embacadere.
Three children aged seven, two and three months old witnessed the double tragedy.
A police report identified the woman as Adeina Alleyne, 36, a supervisor with Puff n Stuff, a popular bakery in San Fernando.
Neighbour told police there was an argument and then screams from the apartment around 7.30 p.m.
She collapsed in a bedroom and died.
Her husband and killer, security guard Dwight Waldropt, 37, hanged himself on a cord tied to the ventilation bricks of a washroom area of the building.
Police were told Waldropt attacked Alleyne with a chopper.
The seven-year-old son went to neighbours for assistance.
Neighbours attempted to intervene and subsequently found the female with chop wounds in the bedroom.
Alleyne’s grandmother had to be taken to hospital after a suspected heart attack.
San Fernando CID, Southern Division Task Force, and Homicide investigators responded.