A post mortem has been ordered to confirm what caused the death of 54-year-old Kawal Singh. Police said Singh, of Mungal Trace, Orange Field, Carapichaima, was found dead on Tuesday evening at t...


The autopsy for slain Princes Town businessman Christopher Hosein is carded to take place today. The procedure will be done at the Forensic Science Center in Federation Park, as officials have received the results from the COVID-19 test which was ordered on the body. Hosein, 45, was found dead on Wednesday next to his Kia Sorento, in a dumpsite off the M1 Tasker Road, in Ste Madeleine. His hands were bound with duct tape, and a length of rope was attached to his neck. His body, as well as his vehicle, were burnt, in what police believe was an attempt to destroy any evidential materials. Police said two people, a 23-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man, both from the Princes Town community, remain in police custody.They are being questioned for any knowledge they may have into Hosein’s death. The two are both said to be unemployed and were allegedly seen with Hosein prior to his killing. Hosein was a former member of the fire service, having spent 12 years as a fire prevention officer.He eventually left and established his own business. Police believe that Hosein was killed in his house along St James Street, Princes Town and that his killers attempted to dispose of the body in Ste Madeleine. A team of officers from the Southern Division and the Homicide Bureau, including Snr Supt Yusuff Gaffar, ASP Persad and Sgt Ramlogan, visited the scene. More on this as it becomes available.

Police have identified yesterday’s victim in St James as 27-year-old Derrick Atkins George. George, AKA ‘Kodak Black’ was gunned down in the yard of his home off Detour Drive, Dundonald Hill, St James. Police have no motive for this killing. George was last seen alive walking out of his home. Following this, several loud explosions were heard and a masked man, who was dressed in all black, was seen fleeing the scene. The police and paramedics were notified, however, George succumbed to his injuries. More on this as it becomes available.


Forty-two more people have contracted COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago from samples taken during the periodOctober 26 to 28. This was disclosed in the Ministry of Health's daily clinical update issued at 4 pm. In some positive news, four individuals have been discharged from public health facilities whilethere have been 43 recovered community cases. To date, 32,861 peoplehave been tested for the novel coronavirus. Of that total, 5,636 people have gotten infected and4,293 have recovered in total. Active cases currently stand at 1,236. Meanwhile, 58 patients remain hospitalised, 32 are in step-down facilities, 115 in state quarantineand 1,146 in self-isolation. The death toll is 107.

There has been an additional COVID-19-related death according to the Ministry of Health's daily clinical update. The person is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions and brings the cumulative number offatalities to 107. In addition, 26 more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Five individuals have been discharged from public health facilities with 55 recovered community cases. This has pushed the total number of recoveries to 4,246out of the 5,594 patients who contracted the virus locally Furthermore, active cases nowstand at1,241. Meanwhile, 62 individuals remain hospitalised, 31 are in step-down facilities, 198 in state quarantineand 1,148 in self-isolation. To date, 32,692 peoplehave been tested for COVID-19 in T&T.