Police Lance Corporal Jason Kyte testified before the 12 member jury as the retrial of Anthony Morrison, who is accused of murdering his reputed wife, DonnaAccused: Anthony MorrisonThomas, continued at the High Court on Tuesday. The woman was reportedly killed between May 25 and 26, 2012. The Police witness, who was stationed at the Brickdam Police Station at the time, testified to examining the body of the murdered woman, who he found with what appeared to be blood on her head, hands and face.Kyte noted that he also saw blood on the bed where the woman was lying at an apartment where she lived at Lot 65 Cross and D’Urban Streets, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown. He recalled that on May 27, 2012, at the Brickdam Police Station, he told the accused of the offence after which he reportedly stated whilst in custody:“I was going out; she didn’t want me to leave. I had a knife and I cut she in she neck. Me an know that woulda happen to she,” Kyte recalled.He also noted that he saw a man lying on a make-shift bed in a nearby apartment. Kyte said no one else was charged for the woman’s murder. The case will continue before Justice Sandhill Kissoon at the High Court this morning.According to reports, Thomas’ body was found in a pool of blood with several stab wounds at the home she shared with Morrison. A post-mortem examination revealed Thomas died from asphyxiation due to compression to the neck, compounded by blunt force trauma to the head.Government Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh had testified that he observed the woman had 16 incised wounds to one hand, while he found six such wounds on the other hand. Based on his expert knowledge, he said these wounds were defensive. He observed that Thomas died as a result of being deprived of oxygen and that her heart eventually stopped.
The United Way of Northern British Columbia is inviting the community to a ‘Seeing is Believing’ Tour. Campaign and Community Programs Officer Mearl Webster says it’s a great opportunity for the public to see what happens with donated money. The free tour will take participants to two United Way Agency Partners. Participants will first tour the North Peace Community Resource Society, and then head to the North East Native Advancing Society. – Advertisement -The tour is on October 6th, and leaves from the ExecuPlace building on the corner of 101st Avenue and 102nd Street. Participants are asked to confirm their attendance with Mearl Webster at email@example.com or phone 250-263-9266.The tour starts at 11:55 a.m. and ends around 1:15 p.m. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch, and take part in a thoughts and reflections discussion at the end.Advertisement