Police are investigating the discovery of a baby's body at the Beetham landfill this morning.
The discovery was made about 8 am today by officials on the compound.
Besson street police officers and homicide detectives were called to the landfill after a worker discovered the body in a garbage bag.
A five-month-old baby has died in still unclear and suspicious circumstances in Laventille.
According to information from police, the father of the baby woke up around 4.30 am this morning to find the baby face down in a bucket.
The infant we are told was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where the child was pronounced dead.
Information reaching CNC3 is that the parents are in police custody while an autopsy is done today to conclusively determine the cause of death.
We will bring you more on this story as it comes to hand.
In an unexpected twist of events, 33-year-old Kwame Regis was forced to deliver his own baby boy at home, a feat which has left him and his common-law wife, Doreen Roopa, calling newborn Ezekiel a “miracle baby.”
The drama unfolded between 5 and 6 pm last Wednesday in the couple’s Mary Street, Aranguez apartment, which they share with Roopa’s two-year-old daughter, Destiny, and her (Doreen’s) sister, Nalene, 24.
Officers on duty at the Biche Police Station were in for an unexpected surprise visit this morning.
The officers were called upon to deliver a baby which they did successfully and for which they have been praised.
The mother has not hey been identified, but we're told that she's 29 years old and lives at Libertville, Rio Claro.
She went to the police station at 5.30 this morning and by the time she got to there her contractions intensified and she went into labour.
Police are investigating the drowning death of a baby girl in Chaguanas.
One and a half years old, Sephra Sankar drowned in a pool owned by the family.
Sephra’s father Ricky Sanker said he left the family's Solomon Drive home to pick up his 5-year-old son when he got a call from the child's mother Freeda Cruickshank inquiring about the child’s whereabouts.
He say when he arrived home he saw his neighbour trying to revive the child.
The family believes she wandered off from the family’s home and fell into the swimming pool.