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Autopsy for 8-year-old beaten to death in T&T

February 12, 2018 7:23 AM
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on the body of an eight-year-old boy who died on Saturday from injuries he received when he was beaten with an iron pipe.

The police report that on Saturday 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.

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


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