Thursday 26 November, 2020

Man kills woman, then takes his own life

Police are investigating an incident in Couva which resulted in the death of a 31-year-old woman and a close male relative. 

The woman has been identified as Naiee Singh, a Loan Officer at Venture Credit Union on Noel Street, Couva. 

Police were told that around 7.50 am today Singh had just arrived at her workplace and was exiting her car in the Credit Union’s car park when she was confronted by a man known to her. 

The two were seen arguing, during which there was a brief struggle. 

At the end of the struggle, the man pulled out a firearm and shot Singh. He then turned the weapon on himself. 

Both injuries, police said, were fatal. 

The entire incident was captured on CCTV footage. 

The police were notified and officers from the Central Division and the Homicide Bureau are currently on the scene. 

If you or anyone you know struggles with suicidal thoughts or tendencies, please contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline at (868) 645 2800 or 1-800-273-TALK. 

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