Body found lying in drain in Arima

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Body found lying in drain in Arima

The body of a man was found in Arima on Monday night.

Officers of the Northern Division were on patrol at around 9.50 pm when they received a report of gunshots at Temple Street, Arima and went to the scene.

On arrival, they found the bloody body of a man in a drain near an abandoned house on Gaston Ruiz Street, off Temple Street.

The unidentified man appeared to be of African descent and was wearing a red vest, black short pants and a pair of white sneakers.

Crime scene investigators found eight spent shells, three bullet fragments and a cell phone at the scene.

Investigations are currently underway.