Kelly Village

Possible murder-suicide in Kelly Village, Caroni

A father of two has allegedly beaten his eight year old autistic daughter to death before killing himself.

According to police reports, around 7 last evening, Michael Maynard was at his home in Kelly Village, Caroni, when he allegedly beat the girl, Makeisha, about her body with a cutlass.

It is believed that shortly after 10pm, Maynard realised the girl did not regain consciousness. He subsequently completed suicide.

The man's 11 year old son, Makesi, raised an alarm and alerted neighbours who contacted the police.

Flood garbage piles up in Kelly Village

Res­i­dents of Kel­ly Gar­dens in St He­le­na are plead­ing with the au­thor­i­ties to re­move the garbage that has ac­cu­mu­lat­ed due to their flood clean-up.

Since flood­wa­ters re­ced­ed ear­li­er this week, the res­i­dents have been busy at work try­ing to re­gain some sem­blance of life as they knew it be­fore flood wa­ters in­vad­ed their homes last week­end.

16-year-old girl among three shot in Laventille; one confirmed dead

Three people have been shot in Kelly Village, Laventille and at least one of them have died.

Among those shot is a 16-year-old girl.

Kelly Village is the area located behind the Success Laventille Secondary School.

The exact circumstances of the shooting remain unclear but reports reaching CNC3 indicate that one man identified as Omari Goodridge was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.

We will update this information as we get more.