gasparillo   The mother of a disabled child was shot dead inside her apartment in Gasparillo yesterday. Ornella Philips, 28, was shot once in the chest. Her body was discovered lying in the living room around 10 a.m. The country’s murder toll now stands at 243. Her eight-year-old daughter, Kayla, has cerebral palsy and depends on her mother, relatives said. The child was spending the night at her grandmother’s home on Saturday night.   Police believe Philips was shot dead by someone she knew at around 1 a.m. Relatives said Philips and her daughter had attended a meeting at the Cerebral Palsy Society on Saturday.

© Luis Oberto

© Luis Oberto Anselmi
Around 11.30 p.m. she dropped the child off at her grandmother’s apartment. Become a subscriber to the Trinidad Express Newspapers for access to all our articles via our vNEWS. Subscribe to vNews | Log-In to vNews.

© Luis Oberto Anselmi PDVSA

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