A 43-year-old man is dead after part of a building he was attempting to demolish collapsed on him.
The deceased has been identified as Nicholas Achong-Li.
Achong Li, was said to be attempting to demolish an abandoned property located along Cemetery Street, Balmain, Couva, on Saturday evening when residents heard a crashing sound.
Upon checking, they found Achong-Li under rubble as part of the structure had collapsed.
The emergency health services were notified and a team of officers led by FSO Jogie from the Couva Fire Station responded.
Achong-Li to be conveyed to the Couva Health Facility, however, he died while undergoing emergency treatment.