Mother of four murdered by lover in Antigua

Mother of four murdered by lover in Antigua

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The police in Antigua and Barbuda are searching for a 34-year-old man, suspected of murdering a woman, a mother of four on Saturday, in the capital, St John’s.

The incident happened at Tanner Street shortly before 10 pm.

The police said that Simone Whyte-Barrington was at the Hitachi Building the suspect approached her and attacked her with a knife.

Whyte-Barrington received multiple stab wounds before the suspect slashed her throat.

The victim was a hairdresser, and she had moved reportedly to Antigua from Jamaica around three years ago.

Whyte-Barrington was a mother of four children.

Police said that Whyte-Barrington and the attacker were in a relationship.

Her family and friends used social media on Sunday to express their grief.

Synovia Barrington posted a video tribute to her mother, who was to celebrate her birthday on November 17.