Ottawa confirms Canadian man killed in Trinidad
Local media reports the man was robbed, on vacation from Ontario
A Canadian has been killed in Trinidad in what police are reportedly calling a homicide.
The Canadian government has confirmed the death, but officials say due to privacy laws they can provide few other details.
Canadian officials in Port of Spain are in touch with local authorities and consular services are being provided to the family of the person who was killed.
Two Trinidad media outlets are reporting that police are treating the matter as a homicide.
The Trinidad Guardian is reporting that police believe the Canadian was robbed.
The newspaper says the body was discovered on a gravel road at a site earmarked for construction.
The Trinidad Express is reporting the man was from Ontario and was on vacation.
The Express says police indicated the body bore marks of violence