T&T: Baby’s body in fridge: Doctor detained

Trinidad Express:-Police say they found the dead baby of a 22-year-old woman in the refrigerator of a doctor’s office in San Fernando on Monday.

The doctor was taken in for questioning by homicide officers.

Police executed a search warrant at the office after the family of the woman claimed that she was administered medication to induce an abortion.

Police were told that the baby was born alive and taken to the doctor’s office where it was left.

The family later claimed the doctor told them he had taken the new-born to the San Fernando General Hospital for treatment.

However, there was no record of the baby being admitted to the hospital, which prompted Monday’s search of the office.

The doctor allegedly told police he had kept the body of the baby on the request of the parents.

Police received information that the Fyzabad woman visited the doctor two weeks ago to have the foetus aborted.

Officers were told that the woman was six months pregnant, but suspect this may be incorrect.

The woman was allegedly administered an injection and left the doctor’s office.

On the way home, she gave birth while in the vehicle, officers were told.

Police were told that the woman took the child to the doctor’s office the next day.

She left it in the care of the doctor and went home.

A relative of the woman reported the incident to the Fyzabad Police Station.

The woman and man have been questioned by police.

Officers of the Mon Repos Police Station, Child Protection Unit and Homicide Region III have also been investigating the case.

The body of the baby was kept at a funeral home overnight and an autopsy will be done on Tuesday to determine cause of death.



  1. Heartbroken
    July 11, 2017 at 10:36 am

    This is truly heartbreaking. How can you carry a child within your womb for approximately six months only to have the pregnancy terminated ?? We have people in society who long to conceive a child and cant .

    To the parents of this little angel and the doctor as well… I pray that the good Lord has mercy on your souls for he alone knows that this poor child didnt deserve this.

  2. Anonymous
    July 11, 2017 at 11:43 am

    smh, it is ashamed that this is what our societies have debased themselves to. the murder of innocent children. They kill those poor souls for all sorts of gain and malice. Children are obviously now regarded as mere things that can be used and abused as people want. I am appalled at all those who have no regard for life particularly a baby’s life.

  3. have mercy
    July 12, 2017 at 5:42 am

    So you went to abort a baby .you give birth to a live child next day you bring it for the Dr . That not making sense .this story is incomplete.

    1. Anonymous
      August 7, 2017 at 7:37 pm

      Well the abortion failed…the baby didnt want to die and it came out alive! Either the doctor or the mother murdered it since it failed to die in the womb! Unwanted pregnancies turn God’s womb into a tomb!

  4. Jabal
    July 12, 2017 at 9:13 am

    And Trini’s saying Jesus is a Trini
    They flocking St Lucia now
    Go Rodney
    Plenty Trini
    Escalation of heinous crimes is what we will see

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