Corozal man stabbed during domestic dispute

Yet another common law relationship has gone bad and is headed to the courts after violence has been reported. This time, the man was hospitalized for stab wounds. According to police, On Sunday 19th April,  23 year old Leandro Botes  of Corozal Town was stabbed to the lower left shoulder and was bleeding profusely.   According to police, Botes and his common law wife, 38 year old Yeni Gomez,  were drinking at their house when a fight broke out between them. Botes allegedly broke an empty rum bottle and wanted to stab Yeni with it. As a result a struggle ensued between both of them and during the struggle She fought back and during the struggle, according to Yeni’s story, Botes accidently stabbed himself in his lower left shoulder with the piece of broken bottle. Yeni also told policed that this was not the first time she has been physically abused by her common law husband and there are several reports on file at the Domestic Unit at the Corozal Police Station. Leandro Botes was further transported to the KHMH in a critical condition. Yeni Gomez complained of pain to her right hand and a swollen face and was issued with a pair of medico form where a doctor certified her injuries as Harm.Leandro-Botes-300x224

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