Trinidad Express / A ten-year-old boy has been detained for questioning about a house fire in East Dry River, Port of Spain on Monday that killed a man and left another in a critical condition.

Dead is 24-year-old Akeil Phipps. His uncle, Sheldon Phipps is being treated at the Intensive Care Unit of the Port of Spain General Hospital.

At the time of the fire, a ten-year-old boy was seen running from the house.

Police were told that the boy has been involved in several fires in the area, including at an abandoned house.


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