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Autopsy today on murdered pastor

Homicide officers are continuing investigations into the murder of 42-year-old pastor Alisha Ali of Gill Trace, Lamont Village, Longdenville.

Pastor Ali died at the Chaguanas District Health Facility after she was found with a bread knife stuck inside a wound to her face on the ground of her bedroom.

Her body bore several stab wounds as well.

An autopsy will be carried out today at the Forensic Science Centre in St James.

A suspect currently is in police custody in connection with the murder.

Five months after body found, autopsy confirms it's missing woman Anita Mohammed

Five months after remains were found in Santa Flora in December, an autopsy conducted today has confirmed that it is that of missing Freeport woman, Anita Mohammed.

The autopsy results were confirmed by an uncle of Mohammed and Head of Corporate Communications of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Ellen Lewis.

The remains were lying in a morgue at the Forensic Science Centre in St James since the badly decomposed body was found on at No. 9 Petrotrin Field Road near oil pump No. 481 in Santa Flora last December 28th.

Autopsy today on body found in Caura

An autopsy is expected to be conducted on the body of a man which was discovered in a drain at Royal Road, Caura on Monday.

Reports indicate that the police were escorted to a location in the vicinity of the poolside bar, there they observed the lifeless body of the deceased, lying in a drain on the western side of the roadway, bleeding from his mouth, nose and head. 

The deceased was clad in a grey T-shirt, with a blue three-quarter pants and an underwear off his body but near his feet. 

Autopsy confirms Carrera escapee died by drowning

An autopsy has found that Unil Phillip, 47, who escaped from the Carrera Island prison, on Wednesday 13th December, 2017, by jumping into the waters surrounding the island, died due to drowning.

Phillip’s body was found in waters off Point Fortin, in the Gulf of Paria, in the vicinity of Trinmar’s North Field Platform 14, on Monday 18th December, 2017, and brought ashore by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard.

According to the autopsy report, the left arm of the deceased was found to have been severed after death occurred.

Early autopsy done: Schoolboy died of blunt force trauma to head

An autopsy has been performed on the body of schoolboy Jesse Beephan and has found that he died of blunt force trauma to the head.

The confirmation came from the police via a tweet on it's Twitter account.

It said: "Post-mortem performed on the body of schoolboy JESSE BEEPHAN show death caused by blunt force trauma to the head.He went missing Monday."

This could suggest that he was either hit on his head with an object or that he fell and hit his head.

The police tweet gave no further details.

However, police later issued a statement saying:

Autopsy finds 11-month-old baby girl dies from blunt force trauma to her head

Central police are investigating the death of an 11-month-old child after an autopsy result revealed that she died of blunt force trauma to her head.

According to police, a report was made via the telephone to the Central Division Crime Processing Unit by a doctor, indicating that on Tuesday 31st January, 2017, 11-month-old Jadaya Douglas was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Mount Hope Paediatric Ward, having been transferred from the Chaguanas health facility.

The child was said to have extensive brain damage.

Autopsy finds Shannon Banfield was smothered to death

Former Republic Bank employee Shannon Banfield was smothered to death, according to the findings of pathologist Dr Hughvon Des Vignes.

Contrary to prior information that a second autopsy was needed, reports reaching us indicate that Dr Des Vignes had in fact required more information on which to confirm his findings from Friday's autopsy.

We've been told that more crucial evidence was found at the crime scene today and that charges will be laid soon.

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