Woman dies 1 month after setting husband on fire

first_imgOne month after setting her West Ruimveldt, Georgetown home on fire, killing her 56-year-old husband Christopher Bramble in the process, the woman succumbed to her injuries earlier today.Jewel Coates, 36, who suffered burns to her face, back and arms, was admitted a patient to the Burn Unit at the Georgetown Public Hospital on September 10, 2018.During her hospitalisation, Coates had suffered two heart attacks and wasThe now dead woman moments after being pulled from the firecompletely bedridden. It was previously reported that on the day in question, Coates locked herself and her husband inside their home before setting the house on fire.However, she was rescued by public spirited persons who went to her assistance. The house was completely destroyed and her husband’s remains were later found among the debris. The now dead woman was described as “abusive”.It was reported that smoke was seen emanating from the home and alert neighbours managed to rescue Coates from the building even as they summoned the Guyana Fire Service. At that time, she was covered in blood and had told rescuers that her husband was not at home.It was later that they realised the man was burnt to death.last_img