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Mutilated and decapitated body found in barrel

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 18, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago police are seeking to identify a woman whose mutilated and decapitated body was found in Manzanilla, south of here stuffed in a  barrel on Tuesday night.

Police said that the woman’s head was not found.

crimemeThe barrel was found floating down the river by a passer-by and the only identifying mark on the body was a tattoo with the word “Leo”.

Police, who were called to the scene, said that the torso had been stuffed inside the barrel with the woman’s legs protruding from the top.

With the assistance of fishermen, police officers brought the barrel to shore. A crocus bag containing the woman’s upper body was found at the bottom of the barrel.

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 18, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago police are seeking to identify a woman whose mutilated and decapitated body was found in Manzanilla, south of here stuffed in a  barrel on Tuesday night.

Police said that the woman’s head was not found.

crimemeThe barrel was found floating down the river by a passer-by and the only identifying mark on the body was a tattoo with the word “Leo”.

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Police, who were called to the scene, said that the torso had been stuffed inside the barrel with the woman’s legs protruding from the top.

With the assistance of fishermen, police officers brought the barrel to shore. A crocus bag containing the woman’s upper body was found at the bottom of the barrel.