Police are investigating the murder of a soldier at the corner of Picadilly and Prince Streets in Port-of-Spain this morning.
The man has been identified as Sgt James, a soldier attached to Camp Ogden.
The soldier had just dropped off his wife during J'ouvert celebrations this morning when he was accosted and stabbed in his chest.
Police say the attacker first grabbed the soldier's gold chain.
He was stabbed when he resisted.
Police were up until mid-morning on the scene conducting investigations.