Homicide officers are investigating the death of a 45-year-old
Diamond Vale mother of two who succumbed to injuries about
her body on Sunday, at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.
Debra Wilson, a cashier at the Treasury, died six days after
allegedly being pushed from a moving vehicle onto Wrightson
Road on Carnival Monday, the police said.
The autopsy performed on Monday at the Forensic Science
Centre revealed Wilson died of blunt trauma to the head
and multiple injuries to her shoulders.
Police reported that on Carnival Monday afternoon, Wilson
had been travelling in a car with a relative, when they
had an altercation on Wrightson Road.
There are conflicting stories, however, as to whether Wilson
was pushed out of the moving vehicle, or if she jumped out
Neighbours at her Carnelian Gardens home, described Wilson
as a very heavy person. She was said to be close
to 300 pounds.
They said she really did not interact with others in the
stayed to herself and we only saw her when she tended to
her garden, one neighbour added.
Attempts to contact Wilsons relatives proved futile.
A former soldier is wanted for questioning by the police.
Detectives said investigations are continuing.
The murder toll now stands at 40 for the year.