Inquest ordered into death of Petit Valley woman

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Inquest ordered into death of Petit Valley woman

An inquest has been ordered into the death of 36-year-old Nikeisha Allen of Simeon Road, Petit Valley, on May 23rd 2021.

The instruction was given on Saturday 29th May, 2021 by Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Ms. Joan Honore-Paul.

In a release issued by the TTPS, on Saturday 23rd May, 2021, around 6:15 pm, Allen and her 26- year-old cousin allegedly had an altercation at a residence on Simeon Road, Petit Valley.

The 26-year-old was in the kitchen washing dishes, when Allen allegedly threw dirty water on her. A struggle allegedly ensued and Allen was stabbed.

Around 6:30 pm officers responded to a report of fighting at the residence and were told that Allen had been stabbed and had been taken to the St. James Medical Facility by her brother.

She succumbed to her injuries around 7:05 pm while being treated.
Four knives along with other items of evidential value were recovered from the scene by crime scene personnel.

The suspect, who had been detained by police, was released on Wednesday 26th May, 2021, based on the advice of the Acting DPP. Investigations are ongoing.