A Linden man tried to kill himself on Monday, January 18, 2016 minutes after he stabbed his wife to death and injured his 18 – year – old daughter.
According to a police report, investigations are being conducted into the murder of Leolyn Sullivan, 34 years, of Wisroc Housing Scheme, Linden, which occurred at her home about 02:00 hrs today.
The report noted that Sullivan and her reputed husband had a domestic argument during which she was stabbed multiple times about her body. During the incident, her two daughters came to her defense and one of them, Shemeka Campbell, 18 years, was stabbed to her arm and neck.
The police noted that the suspect then self-inflicted wounds to his neck and chest. They were taken to the Linden Hospital where Sullivan was pronounced dead on arrival and Campbell was admitted.
The suspect has also been admitted to the Linden Hospital where he is under police guard.