PORT OF SPAIN – The body of an unidentified man discovered wrapped in a sheet in Arima on Monday is the ninth homicide since Friday.
The latest discovery was made by residents at around 9 a.m. The body was found at the side of the road in Samaroo Village.
Police said that the deceased’s description did not match those given of missing persons in the area.
Officers of the Arima CID and Region II Homicide Division responded.
These are the known homicides since last Friday: Lall Dwarika, beaten to death in Curepe on Friday; An unidentified man found in Santa Cruz on Friday; The body of Anil Sankar found dead outside a latrine near his home at Pranz Gardens on Saturday; Troy James, Sankar’s friend and neighbour shot dead outside his wake on Saturday; Businessman Daniel Pacheco during robbery in Mayaro on Saturday; Kerol Austin shot dead while liming in a Cumaca on Saturday; Jelani Gadhar shot and killed during home robbery in Valencia on Saturday; Mervyn Alexis shot multiple times in Enterprise on Sunday; Unidentified man found in Arima on Monday.