Caroni river

The Caroni River

POLICE are asking the public to help them identity a body that was found in the Caroni river on Monday.

Police said that around 5 p.m. Central Division officers received information about the body of a woman found lying face down in the water below the Caroni bridge.

Police said that fishermen in the area were the first to make the gruesome discovery following which they called the police.

Due to decomposition the woman’s age could not be determined.

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Police said however that she was of African descent, brown-skinned, wore a pink floral top and wore her hair in locks.

Police are currently reviewing their missing persons database but are asking the public if they had any information with regards to the disappearance of the woman to please contact their nearest police station.

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