A St Thomas bartender has become the latest victim of an alleged deadly domestic dispute.

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Dead is 36-year-old Kerron Peckoo of Duckensfield, Golden Grove in the parish.

Reports were that about 11:00 pm on Tuesday, Peckoo was walking home from the bar where she worked in Hampton Court district, when she was attacked by a man who allegedly slashed her throat.

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She was rushed to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The police have pointed to a suspect who is believed to be the father of a child of Peckoo, who is now in custody, and is to be questioned by investigators

The incident represents the first murder on record for St Thomas since the start of the year.

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