Post mortem ordered into death of baby after docs find bruises on chest

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Post mortem ordered into death of baby after docs find bruises on chest

A postmortem has been ordered to confirm the cause of death of a one month old baby.

This after bruises were found on the body of the baby boy, identified as Jerel Bains.

He was brought in to the Port of Spain General Hospital at about 10:21am yesterday by his parents from Beetham Gardens. At the time he was unresponsive.

Attempts were made to resuscitate the child, but these proved futile.

He was later pronounced dead.

Police were told by medical examiners that the body bore bruises to the chest area.