Sun | Mar 24, 2019

Man believed to be of unsound mind dies in Clarendon house fire

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 9:44 AM

The Spaulding Police are probing the circumstances which led to the death of a man whose body was found inside a house following cooling down operations in Bloomwell district, Clarendon on Wednesday.

He was identified as 21-year-old Cilvinos Hannam, otherwise called ‘Eric’, of Bloomwell district, Clarendon.

It is reported that about 3:00 p.m., Hannam, who is said to be of unsound mind, allegedly had a dispute with a neighbour and fled to another section of the community where he attacked a woman and her children at her house

They managed to escape and he locked himself inside her house.

Shortly after, the house was seen engulfed in flames.

Following cooling down operations, Hannam’s body was found among the rubble.

The scene was processed and his body removed to the morgue pending a post mortem examination.

Estimated loss has not yet been established.

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