Relative Held in Rape and Death of 15-month-old Baby


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Police are questioning a 17-year-old boy after an autopsy found that a 15-month-old baby had been killed as a result of blunt force trauma to the back, spine and head.

The baby had also been raped.

Police said that the child, Acquel George, had been left in the care of the 17-year-old relative on Wednesday and when the mother, Charlene George, a member of the Special Reserve Police, returned to her south Trinidad home, found the baby girl unresponsive.

The child was rushed to a health facility in Siparia, where she was pronounced dead. – CMC