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Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant

The body in the trunk of a vehicle found abandoned in Wallerfield on Tuesday has been identified as Sheldon Richard, 41, of 225 Plover Crescent La Horquetta. He was had been reported missing since December 13.

Acting on information, police officers went to the Cumuto Main Road near the old entrance to the Wallerfield race track where they found a white Nissan Tiida, PCX 4898. They noticed a brown substance leaking from the trunk of the vehicle.

The officers asked for assistance and were joined by policemen from the Arima CID proceeded to the location. They were able to open the trunk of the vehicle and discovered Richard’s body,

The District Medical Officer visited the scene and ordered the removal of the body for a post-mortem examination.

Richard’s wife had reported to the police that he had been missing since 7,37 pm on December 13 from his home. Police are yet to determine a motive for his killing.