Diego Martin

92-year-old Diego Martin man murdered

A 92-year-old Diego Martin man has been murdered.

Leo Dowsigard was found dead by his housekeeper at his Diamond Vale home this afternoon.

The man who lived alone, was found with a T-shirt around his neck and reports are that his house had been ransacked.

He was last seen alive at around 9 am today.

It is still to be determined whether anything is missing from the home.


28-year-old man murdered in Diego Martin

Police are investigating a shooting in Diego Martin which claimed the life of a 28-year-old man.

According to police reports, shortly after 10 pm on Tuesday a man was accosted by a gunman along Holder Lane, Bagatelle.

Eyewitnesses reported hearing several loud explosions.

The police were called in and found the victim lying in a pool of blood.

The man was taken to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.


Drive-by murder in Diego Martin

A 30-year-old man has been shot and killed in Diego Martin.
Reports indicate that around 4:50 pm on Sunday, Kendel Dowden was walking along Cezan Trace, River Estate, Diego Martin when a car pulled along him.
Eyewitnesses say an occupant of the vehicle then opened fire on the man before fleeing the scene.
The police were called in, Dowden was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Investigations are ongoing.

Diego Martin teen missing since Thursday

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating Melchezedek Zulu. 

Melchezedek, a pupil of Mucurapo East Secondary School, was reported missing to the West End Police Station on Thursday 1st June, 2017, by his father, Ogun Zulu.

He was last seen by his father, at their Industrial Estate, Diego Martin home.

Melchezedek is of African descent, 5 feet 2 inches tall, slim built with a brown complexion. When last seen, he was wearing a white T-shirt and a pair of three -quarter pants.

Diego Martin murder suspect tells police "a voice" told him to kill his teenage relative

A teenaged boy has been stabbed to death in Diego Martin and a close relative is now in custody.

Around 7 am today, officers of the Western Division Task Force responded to a call that there was an altercation at a house located at Temple Street, Diego Martin.

Upon arrival, the officers discovered the body of 17-year-old Jonathon Bertie lying in a pool of blood.

He had been stabbed once in the back.

Police have a male suspect in custody who told them that he heard a particular voice in his head telling him to kill his relative.

Diego Martin man charged with gun possession

A 32-year-old Diego Martin man will appear in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court, charged with possession of a Smith and Wesson pistol and magazine, loaded with five rounds of .9mm ammunition.

Sean Khan, of Julien Park, Diego Martin, was held by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise around 4:30 am on Thursday 18th May, 2017.

The firearm and ammunition were found hidden under the driver’s seat of a B-13 motor vehicle which was parked at the home of the accused, at the time of the exercise.

52-year-old man shot dead in Diego Martin

A 52-year-old man has been shot dead in Ruchplain, Diego Martin.

He has been idenified as Anthony Julien.

Residents reported hearing several gun shots in the area just after 10 pm Thursday before Julien was discovered bleeding from gunshot wounds.

He was rushed to the St James Medical Complex where he was pronouced dead on arrival.

Police say he was shot eight times.

Investigations are continuing.

Two pistols, ammunition found in Diego Martin

Two pistols and a quantity of ammunition have been found in Diego Martin, by officers attached to the Western Division Task Force, police say in a statement.

The discoveries were made during an anti-crime exercise between the hours 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm on Wednesday 10th May, 2017.

The officers first went to Farm Road, Diego Martin, where they searched an abandoned structure and found one black Colt .9mm pistol, with five rounds of .9mm ammunition.