T&T woman beaten to death with hammer

(Trinidad Express) A woman was bludgeoned to death with a hammer after she attempted to evict a tenant who turned on her.

Vidya Persad
Vidya Persad

Vidya Persad, 45, of Moulla Trace, Aranguez, died at the scene.

The killing happened at around 10a.m. yesterday.

Persad, who had lived in Barbados for some time, recently returned to Trinidad to confront the tenant, a man in his 20s, because he had not paid his rent for several months.

Persad had filed a report with the police regarding the tenant, relatives said. Police have recovered the weapon, and are searching for the suspect.

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