Elderly women were strangled – post-mortem

A post-mortem examination was conducted on the bodies of Constance Fraser and Phyllis Caesar today at 9.30 am by Government Pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh who gave the cause of death as asphyxiation due to suffocation and manual strangulation compounded with trauma to the head.

Two suspects were on Tuesday arrested for questioning in connection with the South Road and Albert Street, Georgetown murder of the women.

The women were discovered around 9.30 am on Tuesday by members of their church, the South Road Full Gospel Assembly, after several efforts to contact them proved futile.

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New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – New Zealand’s bowlers steadily chipped away at the West Indies lineup to record a ruthless 240-run victory shortly before tea on the fourth day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Tuesday to wrap up a 2-0 series sweep.

T&T cop killed during botched restaurant robbery

(Trinidad Guardian) Special Reserve police officer Richard Babwah was killed last evening during an attempted robbery at a Chinese restaurant in Arouca.

[Videos] PPP/C MPs clash with cops over Edghill ejection

Photos by Keno George The start of the consideration of the estimates of the revenue and expenditure for 2018 descended into chaos yesterday when opposition MPs faced off against police over a bid to physically remove member Juan Edghill from the parliament chamber and PPP/C members claim they were assaulted in the ensuing melee.

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Body of murdered BV girl found in cemetery

The body of an 18-year-old Qualfon employee was yesterday morning discovered in a cemetery at Triumph, East Coast Demerara with her face mutilated and the police have since arrested five persons for questioning.

President’s revocation of Seafield farmers’ leases unlawful – CJ rules

Acting Chief Justice Roxane George has ruled that President David Granger acted unlawfully when he revoked the leases for lands belonging to a group of Seafield, West Coast Berbice farmers.

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