GUYANA – Pork-knocker butchers policewoman, hangs self

GEORGETOWN – Killer, Clayton Anthony aka ‘Woody’ and murdered: Police Sergeant Kenish Sheriff-Fraser

An intoxicated and out of work pork-knocker went berserk around 9 a.m. yesterday, butchering police sergeant 19467 Kenisha Sheriff-Fraser, said to be his lover, in her Number 30 Village, West Coast Berbice home before hanging himself.

The body of 39-year-old Sheriff-Fraser, with her chest and stomach sliced open, and chop wounds to the forehead, left temple and limbs, was found on her bedroom floor.

A bloodstained cutlass was found near the body.

Her killer, 42-year-old Clayton Anthony, also called Woody, who lived in the bottom flat, fled the victim’s apartment with a length or rope, and was later found hanging from a tree in the Village.

Sergeant Kenisha Sheriff-Fraser, a mother of three, was seconded to the Registry, Renewal Firearm Licence Department as a clerk. Sheriff-Fraser and her three children together with her mother, Rebecca Barker, a Lance Corporal attached to the Weldaad Police Station, occupied the upper flat of the premises.

Neighbours made the gruesome discovery after hearing the woman screaming and crying in her apartment.

According to a police source, Fraser and Anthony were romantically involved and on the morning of her death the two were in the bedroom together when an argument erupted. Neighbours heard the woman screaming but thought nothing of it. But they became concerned and ran over to the policewoman’s house after hearing someone crying loudly.

According to a next door neighbour, Avril Carmichael, the double tragedy occurred some time between 8:30 and 9:45 hours. The children had all left for school, and her daughter, who would normally sell snacks, called out to say that she heard someone screaming at the house next door and that Carmichael should check to see if the neighbour, Fraser, was having any problems.

Carmichael recalled speaking to the perpetrator, who occupied the bottom flat of the premises, as she was making her way in to Fraser’s home.

Upon entering the house, Carmichael called out to her neighbour, but got no response. She then checked the bedrooms, and saw the nude and mutilated body of Fraser, also known as Tekie, on the floor.

Carmichael managed to raise an alarm of murder, thus attracting the neighbourhood before collapsing.

Other residents reportedly saw Clayton Anthony running down the steps with a rope in hand and fleeing the scene.

Those who entered and saw the slain woman, said she had a cavernous chop to the chest, and wounds to her left side breast, left lower arm, forehead, left side temple, neck and another on the back.

After making the grisly discovery, neighbours contacted the police, who began the hunt for the suspect. They eventually found him hanging from a tree in the “waterside” area of Number 30 Village.

The slain woman’s 18-year-old son, Renson Rose, said that he was at work when he received a call that his mother had been murdered.

“I heard my mother just got murdered and since I hear that I just grab my bike and head straight home. When I reach, I ran upstairs and went to the bedroom and I saw my mother covered with a sheet on the floor.”

“I left and went outside because I couldn’t do nothing more,” the teen, fighting his tears, said.

Rose said that his mother’s killer, Clayton Anthony, had lived alone in the bottom flat of their two storey, concrete home and worked in the interior. However, the slain woman’s son said that Anthony stopped travelling to the interior months ago and was unemployed at the time of the tragedy.

He reportedly drank regularly and was intoxicated most of the time while he lived there.

Rose revealed that his mother was “acting strange” since Tuesday, with her travelling to Georgetown often and staying very little at home.

But the son also said he could not think of a motive for such a brutal act, as he was not aware of any conflict between his mother and the perpetrator. Woody, as he was popularly known, was like a family member of the household, and would normally do errands for the family.

While a motive for the slaying has not been established, neighbours have informed this publication that Clayton Anthony celebrated his birthday on Wednesday, and had consumed some alcohol. The drinking continued on Thursday morning.

Carmichael, who made the discovery and raised an alarm, said that she had no knowledge of any bad blood between Tekie and Woody.

She spoke of having a very close relationship with Tekie and her mother. And she said also that Woody was like a handyman to the family.

According to other reports, Anthony was previously married and had stabbed his ex-wife multiple times during an argument.

Relatives, friends and colleagues of the murdered woman were seen screaming and crying as undertakers removed the corpse.

Her colleagues recalled her as being “hardworking, jovial and pleasant”.

Fraser served the Guyana Police Force for some 15 years. Aside from her 18-year-old son, she leaves to mourn two other children: Dacquan Fraser, 11, and Damara Fraser, aged five.

She is survived by two sisters and one brother.

Source: (Kaieteur News)

14 Responses to GUYANA – Pork-knocker butchers policewoman, hangs self

  1. Jai Khan
    Jai Khan October 6, 2017 at 11:16 pm

    What is a pork-knocker?

    • Mike Banks
      Mike Banks October 6, 2017 at 11:22 pm

      A person who mines Gold/ diamonds for a living.

    • Jai Khan
      Jai Khan October 6, 2017 at 11:22 pm

      Thank you Mike

    • Anfaani Henry
      Anfaani Henry October 6, 2017 at 11:46 pm

      Who does that…domestic violence and murder. Feel free to kill your self but don’t take out anyone else

    • Michelle Griffith
      Michelle Griffith October 7, 2017 at 12:36 am

      Mike would never had guessed, that’s what it was, as a matter of fact I was saying a butcher. Thanks

  2. Yvonne Morris October 6, 2017 at 11:21 pm

    The man in the picture is her husband an he didn’t kill her. You all need to get your story right. He should file a lawsuit against this news paper an kaieteur news.

  3. Andrea BajanfromEaglehall Rock
    Andrea BajanfromEaglehall Rock October 6, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    My heart is broken…. we are dinner together on Brooklyn 2 Fridays ago…. she was so quiet…. didn’t even take a drink! Senseless man

  4. Catylne Fraser
    Catylne Fraser October 7, 2017 at 12:46 am

    That was so sad,my heart felt sorry when I saw those gruesome pics

  5. Veronica Wiggins
    Veronica Wiggins October 7, 2017 at 4:51 am

    Senseless killing…. The only consolation is that he is dead

    • Jennifer Carter
      Jennifer Carter October 7, 2017 at 6:17 am

      thats not even a consolation in my book because one of her family members if not all should have the honor of chopping his ass to death slowly…

  6. Marva King
    Marva King October 7, 2017 at 6:17 am

    Horrific evil monster

  7. Michael Crichlow
    Michael Crichlow October 7, 2017 at 9:31 am

    A pork knocker i think as my Guyanese explain his father did is a guy who works in the Interior or jungle mining for gold

  8. MAX HAYNES October 7, 2017 at 10:19 am

    What is a pork– knocker ?


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