Wife dies after alleged beating by husband

first_imgA man is in custody assisting with investigations into the death of his wife, who died four days after she was allegedly beaten.Dead is Janette Tahal, 58, of Smithfield, New Amsterdam. Tahal died at the Georgetown Hospital on Thursday.Reports are that the now dead woman and her 60-year-old husband had an argument on Sunday at their Lot 95 Smithfield home when he allegedly lashed her with a piece of wood several times. In a semi-conscious state, the woman was picked by a friend who was visiting the home, and taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital, where she was stabilized and transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.The couple was involved in mobile vegetable vending, and, according to neighbours, had had frequent fights.On Tuesday, Police arrested her husband as he was on his way to the Georgetown Hospital. On Friday, Police were granted permission by the High Court to further detain him as the investigation continues.Tahal has reportedly been cooperating with the Police. (Andrew Carmichael)last_img read more

John Rich Friends Rock For Charity

first_imgFor the third year in a row, Window World, America’s largest replacement window and home remodeling company, was the national presenting sponsor of the St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends Concert, held on Tuesday, June 3.The following day, Window World was the title sponsor of the Window World Pro-Am at the 57th annual FedEx St. Jude Classic PGA TOUR event at TPC Southwind. Both events benefitted St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.The St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends Concert was a moving evening of music, hope and inspiration, featuring talent from John Rich, Big & Rich, Clint Black, Randy Houser, Deana Carter, Cowboy Troy and a surprise appearance by Robby Krieger, guitarist for The Doors. A live auction was also held, with proceeds going to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.The festivities continued Wednesday at TPC Southwind with the Window World Pro-Am Tournament. More than 350 amateur and professional golfers were paired to field teams of four, with pro Harry English with team members Dan Mullally, Jackie Drake, Jim Sweeney and Tino Martinez taking the No. 1 spot with a score of 53. Spectators were on hand to watch the action, as well as witness the Window World “Art from the Heart” event. Throughout the afternoon, 13 St. Jude patients hand-painted messages of hope on specially-constructed windows at the 11th hole. The window art will be auctioned off later this year at Window World’s annual national sales meeting, with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the hospital.“This week is an opportunity for many groups, including country stars, PGA TOUR players, the Window World Family and friends of St. Jude to interact with patients and come together in support of the great work the hospital does every day for these children,” said Tammy Whitworth, CEO of Window World.For additional information about the FedEx St. Jude Classic, click here. For more information regarding Window World Cares, visit www.WindowWorldCares.com.last_img read more