POLICE suspect that a fight between street dwellers led to the death of one of them in Chaguanas on Monday night.
The deceased, whom police identified as “Tony” was found dead at the Maxi Taxi Hub Street around 7 a.m.
Detectives said that it appeared he had been beaten to death, as there were marks of violence on his head and upper body.
A suspect - a street dweller in his 50's - was detained for questioning by Chaguanas Police yesterday afternoon.
Police were also told by street dwellers that the victim was stung by a scorpion or a centipede, and he fell and died.
Officers are awaiting the results of an autopsy today to determine the cause of death.