August 13, 2020

Trinidad: Chained to gas tank, man found dead in fire

(PRESS RELEASE) – When firefighters extinguished the fire at a house off Bagatelle Road, Diego Martin on Friday night, they came upon a horrific scene.

The body of the owner, David Strubing, was found, with an arm apparently chained to a cooking gas tank.

The fire report came in at 8.30 p.m. at a house at Plum Drive, Second Extension. There was no information on how the fire started.

It is uncertain if Strubing died from the fire or was killed before. A motive is not immediately known. An autopsy will be done on Monday.

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