Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Petrotrin retiree, 72, perishes in house fire

A 72-year-old Petrotrin retiree is dead following a fire at his home on Saturday night.

Leroy Walters was at his Bonne Aventure Road, Gasparillo home when fire broke out.

The man’s son told police he heard an explosion around 7:20 pm.

He left the downstairs apartment of the house and observed his father’s bedroom on fire.

The man attempted to save his father, however, the upstairs of the building was already engulfed in flames. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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