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T&T inmate found unresponsive in cell dies in hospital

Published:Sunday | February 24, 2019 | 11:08 AM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The police are reporting that Deodath Mohammed, an inmate at the maximum security prison, died in hospital yesterday.

Mohammed, 59, who was serving an eight-year sentence for rape and malicious wounding, was found unresponsive in his cell yesterday morning.

In a statement, the  Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service said Mohammed was immediately rushed to the Arima Health Facility, where he was attended to and pronounced dead at 8: 15 am.

His body bore no marks of violence.

Mohammed’s next of kin was contacted by an assigned welfare officer to relay the news of his passing.