Saturday 17 August, 2019

Body found in Port of Spain

The body of a man was discovered on Monday morning in an abandoned building in Port of Spain.

The deceased has yet to be identified.

According to initial reports, at about 9:00 am Monday,  police received a report that the body of a man was observed in the building which is known to be occupied at nights by homeless people.

A team of officers from the Besson Street Police Station, the Inter-Agency Task Force, and the Homicide Bureau responded.

The deceased had what appeared to be a mark of violence to his head.

It is believed that the deceased may have been beaten to death sometime overnight.

However, an autopsy has been ordered, pending identification, to officially determine the cause of death.

More on this as it becomes available.

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