Body found in garbage bag in Freeport

A body has been found wrapped in a garbage bag in Freeport.

Around 6:30am a school bus driver heading to pick up students noticed a body wrapped in garbage bags along the Freeport Mission Road.

He notified police and PC Basdeo and Raymond responded. 

Police believe the victim was killed and the body dumped at the location in the early hours of this morning.

The body is that of an African male, in his 40s, slightly graying and clad in a red and green striped jersey and blue 3/4 cargo pants.

The body has been taken to the Forensics Sciences Centre.

Body of Couva woman found on Gran Couva precipice

Police are investigating the discovery of the body of a Couva woman on a precipice in Gran Couva.

The decomposing body of 34-year-old Lisa Matagoolam was discovered 4 pm on Thursday.

Matagoolam is from Dow Village, California.

She was a sales clerk at a clothing store in Chagaunas and a mother of a 13-year-old girl.

Matagoolam was last seen by her mother on Sunday afternoon in the company of her ex-fiance.

She was reported missing to the Couva Police Station.

Police have questioned her ex-fiance who said he had dropped her off in Chaguanas.

Human remains found in Bamboo Number 1

Police are trying to determine the identity of human remains found in a drain at Bamboo Number 1, Valsayn on Tuesday.

The body was so badly decomposed, police were unable to determine whether it was that of a man or a woman.

St Joseph police say they believe it washed down from another area during heavy rains.

However, police say they have not received any reports of missing persons in that district that could help their investigations.

They are asking anyone with information to come forward and assist with the investigation.

Another body washes up, this time at King's Wharf San Fernando

Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of a man that washed ashore at King's Wharf this morning. 

Around 6:30am they received an anonymous call that a body was seen floating North of Customs House.

The man was of East Indian decent, 5'8" in height, medium built, brown complexion and wearing a long black track pants with red stripes, a grey t-shirt, and a black slipper.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the homicide division at the San Fernando police station at 652-0495 or CID at 652-2564.

Decomposing body found in abandoned Toco house

Police are investigating the what led to the death of a man whose body has been discovered in Toco.

The body is already at an advanced state of decomposition and police are hoping that an autopsy will determine the cause of death.


Police had gone to Khan Avenue on Wednesday afternoon after residents complained of a foul stench coming from an abandoned building.

It was there that they found the body of a man.

Police say the body was missing three fingers on his left hand.

Eastern Division police are continuing investigations.

Woman found off M2 Ring Road identified as 67-year-old grandmother

Police have identified the body found off the M2 Ring Road as a 67-year-old grandmother.

She has been identified as Crystal Ramlochan of St John's Road, South Oropouche.

Ramlochan's daughter went to the police to report her mother missing and later identified her as the dead woman.

She was last seen alive around midday on Monday.

Police investigate body of woman found off M2 Ring Road

Police are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found dumped along the M2 Ring Road.

Police say they received call around 10 this morning about the discovery which was made along a gravel road off the M2 Ring Road, Debe.

Police say there was blood around the head and upper body, and that the woman is of East Indian descent, in her 40s. 

The woman was clad in a blue top and black pair of trousers.

Officers suspect that the woman was killed hours earlier at another location and her body dumped off the Ring Road.