A 34 year old man has been detained in connection with the death of his elderly relative – 64-year-old Shahid Samaroo.
Samaroo was found dead at his home at Cactus Street, Macoya Gardens at about 4am on Sunday.
Two of Samaroo’s dogs were also found dead.
Samaroo’s body was found in his bed, and police were told by relatives that Samaroo had been heard arguing with a 34-year-old relative some hours before.
Relatives were questioned, and the 34-year-old man has been detained for questioning.
A post mortem is expected to take place today at the Forensic Science Center in St James.