Two people who identified themselves as the daughter and sister of Regiment Corporal Jerry Leacock who was murdered on Tuesday morning, are insisting that claims that he was the person whose voice was heard in the audio recordings of an ISIS threat, are entirely false.
An audio recording that was circulated across social media late Tuesday, alleged that Leacock was the soldier who leaked the information.
However, a woman who goes by the name Tin Tin Jack on Facebook, has identified herself as Leacock's daughter as she denied the claims.
The Ministry of National Security is mourning the death of Corporal Jerry Leacock of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment and is promising to work tirelessly to help bring the perpetrators to justice.
The following is the statement issued by the Ministry of National Security today: