The trinidad Guardian / The body of a 48-year-old man was found lying on a river bank in Williamsville yesterday morning.

Police suspect that Nowray Rooplal, of Dharamdass Trace, St Julien Road, Princes Town, may have fallen into the river and drowned. However, investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy at the Forensic Sciences Centre today to determine the cause of death.

A police report said his body was found on the river bank at Dyer’s Village around 7.30 am by a farmer.

Meanwhile, a vehicular accident yesterday morning in Santa Cruz claimed the life of Kayode Saunders and left two others in critical condition at hospital.

Police said Saunders was in a vehicle with two men when it crashed along La Sagasse Road, Santa Cruz. Saunders was killed on impact.

The other men were rushed to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where they were treated and warded in critical conditions.

Investigations are continuing.

In an unrelated incident, Mervyn Aberdeen, 43, of Pleasantville, was shot on Sunday.

According to a report, around 3.40 am he was driving along the SS Erin Road when on reaching near Mohess Road a vehicle pulled alongside him and an occupant fired several shots. He sustained gunshot wounds to his thigh and face and is warded in a stable condition at the San Fernando General Hospital. Investigations are continuing into all three incidents.


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