(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A security guard was beaten to death during a supermarket robbery in Laventille on Sunday night. One of his co-workers were also badly beaten. The deceased has been identified as Jody Awai.
He was killed at Mac Foods Supermarket along the Old St Joseph Road.
At about 11.15p.m. a group of men attempted to break into the supermarket and were confronted by security guards on the compound.
The security guards, Express was told, were beaten by the assailants. Awai, police said, suffered extensive injuries to his head, and died on the scene.
The killers stole several items. The other security guard suffered serious injuries to his head and chest.
He is warded at the Port of Spain General Hospital in a serious condition.