Saturday 24 October, 2020

Penal murder suspect still in critical condition

The San Fernando General Hospital

The San Fernando General Hospital

The suspect in the brutal murder of Reshma Kanchan remains warded in a critical condition at the San Fernando General Hospital. 

The man, who is an electrician by trade, is under police guard. 

He has been hospitalized since Tuesday after he attempted to take his own life following the murder of the 25-year-old woman. 

An autopsy performed yesterday at the Forensic Science Centre in St James confirmed that Kanchan died as a result of multiple chop wounds. 

Kanchan of Laltoo Trace, Penal, was killed on the roadway a short distance away from her home.  

The wounds to her head were so severe, that her head was almost severed by the neck, police said.  

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