Trinidad: Mom Chopped To Death: Child Witnessed Killing WHILE making preparations to send her child to school on the first day of the new school term on Monday morning, a Siparia woman was chopped to death in her home.

The woman, Selene Sankar was an employee of Republic Bank in Siparia.

She died at the house at La Brea Brea Trace. It happened at around 6 a.m.

Police said the suspect, a close male relative, ran into the bushes with a length of rope.

“That is it for me” he reported said, before disappearing.

Sankar’s, a primary school pupil, was at the house at the time of the attack, which happened after an argument where the woman was accused of infidelity.

Officers at the scene are using a drone in an attempt to find the man in the bushy terrain.

The bank has been closed, with a sign on the door stating “Branch closed due to an emergency. We apologise for the inconvenience”.

Snr Supt Basdeo, ASP Ramphal led officers of the Siparia CID, South Western Division Task Force and Homicide Region III to the scene.