She refused to give him money to buy drugs
TRINIDAD, Orange Walk District, Thurs. Aug. 22, 2019– Fernanda Garcia, 64, a domestic, was treated at the Northern Regional Hospital for stab wounds to her chest and body.
Information to us is that about 5:30 yesterday, Garcia and other family members were in her house in the village when a relative went to her and asked for $5.00 to buy drugs. She refused to give him and the relative attacked and stabbed her. Garcia said that he stole $300 from her and then he ran out of the house.
Garcia was rushed to the Northern Regional Hospital, where doctors described the injuries as not life-threatening. Latest news to us today is that she was treated and released from the hospital today.
ACP Joseph Myvett said that they are looking for the relative.