Woman dies after protest action in Beetham

Woman dies after protest action in Beetham

It is alleged that a woman identified as Onella Greaves, 30 was shot by a police officer this afternoon, during protest action in  Beetham Gardens, Port-of-Spain.

Greaves was said to be pregnant with her sixth child – already a mother of five, her common law husband said he is devastated her death and now has to fend for his family as a single father.

A video circulating on social media shows members of the TTPS trying to quell residents during the heated protest – when gunshots were heard being fired some minutes later.

Woman killed. RIPSigh.

Posted by Nigel Tyrell P. Reid on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

According to several reports she later succumbed to her injuries.

More on this as the story develops.

Meanwhile residents continued protest action on the Priority Bus Route, within the vicinity of Beetham Gardens.