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Leandra Pierre, the 34-year-old mother of three who was charged for killing her children’s father, appeared in a First District Court for the first time on Thursday, April 13.
The 34-year-old was ordered remanded after she appeared for a bail hearing. She is scheduled to reappear in court on May 11, 2017.
Pierre, a resident of Goodlands, Castries, was charged for non-capital murder on Thursday.
She is accused of fatally stabbing 39-year-old Cletus Edward at a residence in Goodland on Sunday, April 9, around midday.
According to reports, the couple had a long history of private and public disputes.
Police said Edward sustained two stab wounds during a “physical altercation”. He was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance where he was pronounced dead.
A post mortem examination revealed that Edward died as a result of “cardiac tamponade secondary to stab wound to the chest”
This is the 20th homicide for 2017.