Mother stabbed to death defending daughter from Knife attack

( – A 44-year-old mother was stabbed to death in Barataria, Trinidad. Reports indicate that the woman was stabbed to death at her home shortly after midnight on Tuesday.

Her 18-year-old daughter, was also stabbed and is warded in a serious condition at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.

According to police reports,  the daughter was outside her home when she had an altercation with a 17-year-old girl over a boy.

During the altercation, she was stabbed multiple times. Police have been told that on seeing her daughter under attack, the mother attempted to intervene to save her daughter.

She too was stabbed. Both women were rushed to the hospital where the mother died a short while later.