Queen's Park Savannah

Joggers discover body at QPS

Early morning joggers around the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain discovered a body lying on the grass.

Upon checking, they discovered that the man was not responding to their calls, nor was he breathing.

Police officers were called on the scene shortly after 6 am. Officers observed several empty bottles near the body. It is believed that the man may have consumed their contents.

Police officers did not reveal the man's name but said he lived in Belmont.

Strangled! Autopsy determines death of Japanese masquerader

The cause of death of the Japanese maquerader found in the Queen's Park Savannah on Wednesday, has been identified.

Asami Nagakiya was strangled, according to an autopsy conducted at the Forensic Sciences Centre Thursday morning.

Up until this morning's autopsy, the police had said they did not know what led to her death, although marks of violence - including a slash on her arm - were seen.

Nagakiya is described as a well known pannist from Japan who was a frequent visitor to Trinidad and Tobago Carnival to participate in Panorama.