Man hacked to death in Arima

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 17:30

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the chop­ping death of an Ari­ma man whose de­com­pos­ing body was dis­cov­ered yes­ter­day.

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The body of Ken­zie Charles, 59 of Rose Street, which leads off Tem­ple Street, was found around 9 am by a neigh­bour who went to in­ves­ti­gate a foul stench com­ing from the house.

Se­nior of­fi­cers were un­able to say what the mo­tive was be­hind Charles’s killing.

In an un­re­lat­ed mat­ter, the body of an East In­di­an woman found in an aban­doned lot close to the Peas Tree Hous­ing De­vel­op­ment, Cau­ra Road, El Do­ra­do, on Sat­ur­day has been iden­ti­fied.

Of­fi­cers yes­ter­day con­firmed that the woman was Poolan­daye Singh, 44, of Stel­la Street, Curepe.


Singh’s body was found around 1 pm on No­vem­ber 2, by a young man rid­ing a bi­cy­cle along a near­by track. There were se­vere chop wounds about the body.

In­ves­ti­ga­tions are con­tin­u­ing in­to both in­ci­dents.

- Anna-Lisa Paul