Thursday 29 October, 2020

Man fatally stabbed in Caroni

Police are still searching for the suspects who stabbed 26-year-old Mikel Beret. 

Beret was fatally injured on Friday evening in an altercation in Kelly Village, Caroni. He succumbed to his wounds on Saturday night. 

According to police, at about 12:30pm he was near a roti shop along Boysie Trace, in Kelly Village, when he was approached by two men who announced a hold up and robbed him. 

During the robbery, a confrontation ensued and the 26-year-old was stabbed to the abdomen. The thieves fled the scene. 

The police were called in and the injured man was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope. Unfortunately, he died while undergoing treatment the following day. 

An autopsy was expected to be done at the Forensic Sciences Centre to ascertain the exact cause of death. 

Officers of Homicide Region III are investigating. 

Police are asking anyone with information on the robbery to come forward. They can contact the police at the Caroni Police Station, or they can give the information by dialing 555, 800-TIPS, or by texting 482-GARY, or utilizing the TTPS App.

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