The 2019 murder toll is now officially over 500.
A double murder on Chancellor Road this evening, pushed the figure from 499 to 501.
At the start of today, 497 people were registered as murdered.
However, a murder in Palo Seco this morning and a decomposing body found in the Arima pushed the toll up, before the two latest killings.
The year 2018 ended with 516 murders, making it the second deadliest year in the history of T&T.
The year 2008 recorded the highest murder rate with 550 homicides being committed.