Tuesday 2 June, 2020

T&T records first murder for 2020

The first murder for 2020 was recorded in California, Central Trinidad.

The deceased has been identified as Reynold Chinapoo.

According to police reports, around 6.23 pm on Wednesday, residents of Bahadoor Street/Boundary Street (West) heard several explosions.

On checking, they found Chinapoo lying on the roadway, bleeding.

He appeared to have two wounds to his head.

The police and paramedics were immediately notified and the injured man was taken to the Couva Health Facility.

Chinapoo, however, succumbed to his injuries.

When Crime Scene Investigators visited the scene of the shooting they recovered several items of evidential value.

An autopsy is scheduled to take place on Thursday at the Forensic Science Center in St James.

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