Mitan River

Woman found wrapped in plastic in Manzanilla river identified

The body of the woman today has been identified as Felecia Persad, who went missing on April 2nd in Sangre Grande.

Persad's had obtained a protection order as a result of an abusive relationship, not long before she disappeared.

Persad lived at Oropouche Road, Sangre Grande and was last seen where she worked at Giselle's Fashion, Toco Road, Sangre Grande.

She never arrived home after work on April 2nd.

The decomposing body of a woman was found by Forestry workers, floating by in the Mitan River, Manzanilla on Friday morning. 

Woman's body wrapped in plastic found floating in Manzanilla river

The decomposing body of a woman was found by Forestry workers, floating by in the Mitan River, Manzanilla on Friday morning. 

Reports indicate that Forestry employee Mohan Kemraj and a gang of workers were in the process of clearing the river banks in the area when they noticed what appeared to be a human body wrapped in plastic, floating in the water.

They made their way out to the main road where they flagged down a passing police vehicle. 

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Headless body in barrel identified

The body of the woman found in a barrel in Manzanilla on Tuesday night, has been identified as been positively identified as that of 26-year-old Eden Nekeisha Teesdale of Embarcadere, San Fernando.

Police say the identification was made possible through fingerprints obtained when the victim had applied for a certificate of character on July 21st, 2012.

Ms. Teesdale had been employed as a cleaner at the Mt Hope Hospital..

Headless body of woman found stuffed in barrel at Manzanilla river

Homicide detectives are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the headless body of a woman found stuffed in a blue barrel in the Mitan River, Manzanilla, around 10:00pm on Tuesday 15th, March, 2016.

The body was severed at the waist and limbs and a tattoo bearing the word 'Leo' was found at the lower back region and a red rose with the word "Empress" was tattooed on the right upper shoulder.

There was another tattoo on her upper right arm, with the world "Alya".