Moruga woman dies as home burns

The content originally appeared on: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

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TRAGEDY struck in Moruga as an elderly woman was burned to death in her home on the afternoon of March 30.

Newsday understands Sumentra Roopnarine, 67 – who had both her legs amputated in 2017 – was asleep at her Blas Cha Cha Trace, Moruga home when the blaze broke out around 3.25 pm.

Her husband Roop Isahack and a neighbour attempted to douse the blaze as Roopnarine cried out for help.

Despite their efforts, they were unable to save her.