The Hanover police have confirmed that a Post Mortem Examination was carried out today Friday, June 8th, on the pregnant mother and her two children who were chopped to death on Wednesday morning of April 25th, by her baby father and the children’s father , Paul Coote, the 61 year old , fisherman of Cove Road also in Green Island.
The investigators reported that the post mortem examination result disclosed that all three died from chop wounds inflicted all over their bodies.
In the meanwhile, our news team has learned that a psychiatric evaluation is now been done on the accused father who slaughtered the three victims. Our news team also learned during his last appearance in Court on Thursday, May 3rd, the Judge ordered that a psychiatric evaluation is carried out on the accused.
Coote was charged on April 29th with three counts of murder. He has been charged with the murders of his common-law wife Adanique Cunningham, 38-year-old unemployed of Dixon Wharf and her two children Jayanna Cooke, 7-year-old and Shanique Coote otherwise called ( Keisha), 4-year-old.
It is reported that shortly after 7:00 am on Wednesday, April 25th, the baby mother who was presently living with her mother in the same community went to Coote’s home to get her two daughters ready for school. It is further reported that an argument developed between Coote and the woman over her being eight months pregnant with another man in the community.
Coote who was chopping his yard at the time of the argument chased his common-law wife and use the machete to chop her severely times to death. He then turned on his own two children who were crying and also chop them to death.
The 61-year-old man was later cornered by angry residents who discovered what was taking place and later turned him over to the police who were called on the scene. The accused is book to reappear in court on June 24th.
By: Henry Bucknor