Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mom killed, suspect attempts suicide


Killed: Marilyn Murrgan

Donstan Bonn

MARILYN Murggan, 50-year-old Carapichaima mother, was found dead in her bathroom today. A man who allegedly confessed to killing Morgan later attempted suicide by drinking poison.

Murggan, of Wyaby Road, Waterloo, was found by two of her daughters at around 6.15 a.m. She was taken to the Couva Health Facility where she was pronounced dead.

Police suspect that Morgan was strangled, since there were marks of violence about her neck. Hours later, police said, a 50-year-old man went to a house at Victoria Street, Gasparillo, where he confessed to Murggan's murder.

There, police were told, he consumed a poisonous substance and collapsed. He was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital for treatment where he is currently warded.

A party of officers led by Senior Superintendent Johnny Abraham went to the crime scene.