Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Woman remains warded at hospital following beating at Tropical Plaza

Despite being struck in her head close to 100 times, 37-year-old Kemba Olufemi remains warded in a stable condition at the San Fernando General Hospital.

On Monday, Olufemi was involved in an incident at the carpark of the Tropical Plaza, Point a Pierre, where she was attacked and beaten by 60-year-old Lloyd Logan.

The incident reportedly took place shortly after 11 am and was even recorded on CCTV footage. At the time Logan was armed with a firearm.

Olufemi, of Macaulay Village, Claxton Bay, was said to have been in a relationship with Logan which had recently ended. However, they both agreed to meet at the plaza yesterday.

It was during this meeting that the attack took place.

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After the brutal beating, Logan walked a short distance away and drank a poisonous substance. He later died while undergoing medical treatment.

Despite the two-minute long beating, Olufemi reportedly suffered fractures and severe lacerations.

While she is said to be in a serious but stable condition, from initial information, her injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

An autopsy is expected to be performed today at the Forensic Science Center in St James on Logan’s body. 

More on this as it becomes available.



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