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Trinidadian pre-school principal fatally stabbed in front of students

Published:Monday | January 6, 2020 | 12:55 PM

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A 43-year-old man is assisting the police with their investigations after the principal of a pre-school was stabbed to death in the full glare of students on Monday.

The authorities said that the principal, later identified as Jezelle Phillip, was stabbed several times by a man armed with a sharp object, who had entered the school compound.

She was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The authorities believe that the incident may be an act of domestic violence.

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