Siparia father shot dead at lover’s house


Kevon Dominic

PORT-OF -SPAIN, Trinidad –  A father of two young children was shot dead last week in front of a woman with whom he had a relationship.

Police found the body of Kevon Dominic, 31, with gunshot wounds on a bed in the woman’s home in Siparia in South Trinidad.

Dominic had been shot several times in the abdomen.

Meliza Saney

Police said at about 9 p.m. last Thursday, Dominic, who lived in Siparia with his common-law wife, Meliza Saney, 23, and their two children, went out. He told his wife he was going to visit his mother, who lived nearby.

Police said at about 10.30 p.m. a woman who identified herself as Dominic’s girlfriend, reported that a masked gunman had stormed into her home.

At the time the 32-year-old woman and Dominic were lying on a bed.

The woman said the gunman said, “is war,” then told her to look away, before shooting Dominic repeatedly.

The gunman then ran out of the house.

Siparia Police were called and a district medical officer pronounced Dominic dead.

Saney said she was aware her husband was seeing another woman but had hoped that  ” one day he would leave her.”

Saney and Dominic had been together for eight years

She said  “we had been through so much. We had our first child when I was 15 years. ”

“He only met this woman one year now. This same woman is the reason my husband is dead.

“He did not deserve to die like this. He loved me and he was a great father who took care of his family.”