Trinidad`s Murder Rate Reaches 494

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Dec. 29, 2009: Trinidad and Tobago`s murder rate for 2009 has reached 494th with the killing of a San Juan man Monday.

Thirty-nine-year-old Sheldon de Freitas was killed early Monday morning after an argument with his wife. A relative of his wife reportedly stabbed De Freitas several times about the body. He died an hour later at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

The island`s murder rate is just below the 550 mark for 2008.

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