Domestic Violence: LUTH Surgeon Battered To Death By Husband

imageTHE Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, was thrown into mourning yesterday, following the death of , Dr Hestianna Thomas, a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon.

Her death was discussed in hushed tone by workers.

The mother of two is believed to be a victim of domestic violence.

Some women described her as a compassionate doctor who helped saved their children’s lives.

It was gathered that the late Dr Thomas, whose husband is a Consultant Clinical Pathologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, reported for duty three days ago, until she was brought in yesterday to LUTH battered.

A source said: “A close examination of her body revealed a lot of lacerations.

“In fact, I noticed that the head had a deep cut. When other colleagues also saw her, they said there was a deep cut on her skull, because they saw pierced bone.

“Her colleagues, especially the female doctors, were stunned when Dr Thomas was rushed in.”

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