Trinidad: ‘I strangled her while high of cocaine’

Trinidad: ‘I strangled her while high of cocaine’

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A FREEPORT man walked into a police station on Saturday and allegedly confessed that he killed a close female relative in their home.

Police went to the house and found the woman – Patsy Persad – dead.

Persad, 53, was found on the floor of her bedroom at Ramsamooj Avenue, Freeport.

She was employed as a cashier at a Freeport business.

The man turned up at the Couva Police Station on Saturday afternoon.

He allegedly told them that after a bout of consuming alcohol and cocaine on Friday night, he strangled Persad.

The man was detained, and a statement was expected to be taken from him.

Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy today on the cause of Persad’s death.

The case is being investigated by homicide officers.


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