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Autopsy to be performed on 8-y-o beaten to death in T&T

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 10:55 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on the body of an eight year old boy who died yesterday from injuries he received when he was beaten with an iron pipe.

The police report that yesterday afternoon, Ishmeel Phillips, was beaten with a piece of iron before falling unconscious.

The child’s mother contacted a neighbour who is a police officer, after the child fell unconscious.

Ishmeel died in hospital.

The police say they have detained a wheelchair-bound suspect in connection with the child’s death.

The mother is also being questioned.