Thursday 20 February, 2020

Police search for clues after man stabbed to death in Carapo

Police are investigating a report of a stabbing in Carapo which they believe may have taken place between Monday night and Tuesday, and are searching for suspects in connection with the crime. 

According to reports, the body was found on Tuesday morning at Pinewood Drive, Carapo, however, police believe that the victim was killed overnight.

Crime scene investigators were searching the area up to Tuesday afternoon. 

The deceased has been identified as 39-year-old Arnold Joseph.

More on this as it becomes available.


Elderly man found dead in East Port of Spain

In a separate incident, a post mortem was ordered to confirm what caused the death of an elderly man in East Port of Spain.

The body was discovered yesterday afternoon at Codrington St, East Dry River, by the man’s relatives.

It was in an advanced state of decomposition, leading officers to believe that he may have died at least four days before.

Initially, police suspected that this may have been a homicide, as the deceased was found with a wound to his head.

However, after the body was viewed by a district medical officer, it has been submitted that the deceased may have sustained the injury

when he slipped and fell.

As a result, an autopsy is needed to confirm this.

More on this as it becomes available.

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