Bodies of woman, man found in Trincity, Freeport

(Trinidad Express) The body of a man was found dumped in bushes off Chickland, Freeport yesterday.

A white Mazda 3 car was found abandoned nearby.

Police said a driver’s permit inside the vehicle identified the man as Brandon Joseph Khan.

Khan, 23, was shot once in the head.

Police said the body was discovered by a passer-by at around midday.

Khan lived at Chase Village, Carapichaima.

And the mutilated body of a woman was discovered at Orange Grove, Trincity.

Police said the body was in an advanced state of decomposition and clad in underwear.

The woman remains unidentified.


T&T woman fatally stabbed by lover in broad daylight

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China stays on the sidelines as Venezuela spirals downward

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Battered with brick: Mayaro mom was 8-months pregnant

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Maduro challenger promises U.S. dollar giveaway for Venezuelans

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