Body found floating in Gulf of Paria

The body of a man found floating in the water near the Waterfront Complex this morning has been brought ashore and is now the subject of a police investigation.

The body was first spotted around 11.15 am Monday morning and several photos of it were taken and posted online.

The man was completely nude.

He has not yet been identified.

The body is to be taken to the Forensics Sciences Complex to determine the cause of death.

Police confirm body found in Gulf is Nyasha Joseph

Several police officers at the port of Port-of-Spain have told reporters that a body discovered in the Gulf of Paria by a fisherman is that of missing WPC Nyasha Joseph.

Joseph went missing last Thursday and several searches have been focussed in the Sealots area and the waters offshore.

Officers attached to the Homicide Division have also confirmed that the body is that of the missing WPC.

Michael Seales, president of the Police Social and Welfare Association has also told the media that preliminary reports indicate the discovery is that of WPC Joseph.

Bullet-riddled body found in La Romaine

Police are investigating the discovery of a bullet-riddled body found in La Romaine just before midnight on Thursday.

The body of a man was discovered at Dumfries Road by officers of the Court and Process Department.

It;s believed that he was killed at another location and that his body dumped in the area.

The victim was dressed in a brown jersey, a brown three-quarter pants and slippers.

Investigations are continuing.

Body of 17-year-old schoolgirl found in San Raphael

The body of a 17-year-old teenage girl dressed in school uniform has been discovered in San Raphael.

Police say the girl's arms were bound. 

Police have identified the body but are retaining the information until her parents have been notified. 

We will have more on this report when information comes to hand.


Shannon Banfield's body found at IAM on Charlotte Street

The body of the missing 20-year-old Republic Bank employee Shannon Banfield has been found.

She was murdered.

Banfield's body was found this afternoon in a warehouse at Charlotte Street, Port of Spain.

The discovery was made shortly after 2 pm at IAM and Company, located and 39 Charlotte Street.

The body bore marks of violence and her clothes had been torn.

Mother of 4 shot dead; man found handcuffed with multiple stab wounds; body found in drain

Police are investigating two murders and the discovery of a body.

One of the murders is that of a mother of four who was due to testify in a court matter tomorrow, involving ownership of property.

She has been identified as Cheryl Joan Cooper.

She was shot in a car outside her Harmony Hall, Gasparillo home this morning.

The other murder is that of 44-year-old Morris Mendoza, of 25 Poui Trace, St Mary's, Moruga.

Police followed a trail of blood that led to his body in a pea-patch off 5th Avenue Branch Road, Indian Walk, Moruga.