Baby found in shallow grave in Pt Fortin
The body of what appeared to be a newborn baby was discovered on Friday morning in Point Fortin.
Police visited the scene where they remained up to Friday midday.
According to initial reports, the baby was discovered at 8:00 am in farmland by Guapo Village, Point Fortin, by a farmer who was tending to his crops.
The man told police he observed a mound of dirt near his crops and investigated.
In a shallow grave, he found the dead baby wrapped in cloth and notified the police.
Officers of the South Western Division and the Homicide Region 2 were notified and visited the scene.
A woman who lives nearby has since been detained and is being questioned.
More on this as it becomes available.