Monday, December 18, 2017

Man found hanging in police station cell

...Caesar Ramdeo was held yesterday for cocaine possession

A 50-year-old man was found dead at the Arouca Police Station last night.

Caesar Ramdeo, of Kelly Village, Caroni, was arrested yesterday afternoon during a police exercise in the Northern Division. He was arrested at Thomas Trace, Arouca for cocaine possession. Ramdeo and several others were taken to the Arouca Police Station for questioning and processing. He was expected to appear in court today.

However, at around 7p.m. police found Ramdeo hanging from the bars of the cell. Police said Ramdeo made a noose using his tee shirt and pair of jeans.Paramedics were called but Ramdeo pronounced dead at the scene. Sgt Pittley is investigating.