Petrotrin confirms body found in oil tank

Petrotrin has ssued a statement confirming the sighting of the body of the man believed to have jumped into one of its oil tanks to commit suicide.

Petrotrin issued the following statement Wednesday evening:

"Petrotrin wishes to confirm the sighting of a body within the oil tank in its tank farm operations, into which it is believed that Point Fortin resident Curtis Pierre entered on Saturday. This development follows an exercise to extract the contents of the tank which began on Sunday.

At this time, Petrotrin is continuing the extraction exercise so that the body can be retrieved and identified by the relevant authorities.

Further details will be provided as information becomes available."

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