A 44-year-old woman suspected of stabbing and killing her own husband had already tried to kill him twice with a knife. This is what the investigation that investigated the crime in Paraíso do Tocantins, in the central region of the state, at the end of 2023 points out. The reason would be jealousy.
According to the Civil Police, the suspect had already tried to kill the man twice for the same reason. Police chief Antônio Onofre de Oliveira Filho, one of those responsible for the investigation concluded on Thursday (1st), explained that the dynamic between the two involved emotional dependence and he was unable to report the woman, always returning to the relationship.
“On the two previous occasions, the author, also motivated by jealousy, had stabbed the man, who recovered, his family tried to go to the police station but was prevented by him”, he commented.
The witnesses reported in their testimony that the suspect was aggressive and when she drank alcohol, the aggression was greater. “The fact that she always attacked the victim from behind also demonstrated coldness on the part of the woman,” said the police chief.
Currently, the woman is imprisoned in Palmas, but on the day of the crime, she fled the crime scene. The woman presented herself at the police station accompanied by lawyers on January 16 of this year and the temporary arrest warrant issued by the Court was carried out. Shortly afterwards the prison was converted into preventive.
She said in testimony that her husband also committed domestic violence. However, the investigation did not confirm this version, highlighted delegate José Lucas Melo, who contributed to the investigation of the case.
The Civil Police indicted her for qualified homicide and the investigation was sent to the Public Prosecutor’s Office, which will decide whether or not to report the suspect.