Carapichaima man found with throat slit

In­ves­ti­gat­ing of­fi­cers are yet to es­tab­lish a mo­tive in the killing of a man from Cara­pichaima, who was found with his throat slit.

The man, who was iden­ti­fied as Nicholas Mur­phy, 43, al­so bore mul­ti­ple stab wounds to the head.

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Mur­phy lived at Roops­ingh Road off Wa­ter­loo Road.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, at about 1.45 pm on Thurs­day, a cou­ple had just ar­rived at their home at Cas­sa­va Lane when they no­ticed Mur­phy slumped on the ground bleed­ing from the head and neck.

He was tak­en to the Cou­va Dis­trict Hos­pi­tal where he lat­er died.

Sgt Ra­moutar and oth­er of­fi­cers from Cou­va CID as well as Cpl Bridge­mo­han from the Homi­cide In­ves­ti­ga­tions Bu­reau (Re­gion III) vis­it­ed the scene.

- Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant

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