Friday 15 November, 2019

19-year-old chopped to death in Carapo

Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old man, which occurred in Carapo on Saturday night.

According to a statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, officers of the Northern Division Operation Suppression Unit responded to the report around 7:45pm at Passion Lane, Carapo.

Upon arrival, they learned that a 19-year-old male victim had been attacked and chopped about the body by a group of men, who then escaped into some nearby bushes.

The victim’s relatives transported him to the Arima Health Facility for treatment.

He was subsequently transferred to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, where he died at around 9:35pm.

The officers conducted investigations and later arrested four male suspects who were occupants of a white Nissan Frontier pick-up truck in connection with the incident.

The suspects; two 30-year-olds and a 27-year-old all of Carapo and a 23- year-old of Arima, are assisting officers with their investigations.

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