Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Police officer found dead

A police officer was found dead at Riverside Plaza in Port of Spain on Sunday.

The officer has been identified as Corporal Ian Hamilton.

According to reports, he was found dead by a colleague early this morning.

Corporal Hamilton, who was a trombonist for the Police Band played at a function last night.

Sources say he lost his fiance recently after she died from cancer and became depressed.

He has been reportedly sleeping in the band room for the past three weeks.

 

If you feel you need support, please contact Lifeline at their new toll-free number: 800-5588, 231-2824, and 220-3636 or the Suicide Hotline at 645-2800 or 645-6616. The Ministry of Social Development has shared a list of resources for mental health and abuse support.

 

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