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Trinidad and Tobago Police Service say Killer of Japanese Panist Asami Nagakiya was killed in police shootout

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - The Cold Case Unit of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has closed the case relating to the death of Japanese panist, Asami Nagakiya.

Ms Nagakiya’s body was found in the Queen’s Park Savannah on February 10th, 2016. A post-mortem revealed that she was strangled. Following a review of the evidence on March 18th, 2021, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard expressed satisfaction that the investigation was thoroughly done. He concluded that all the evidence pointed to one suspect, David Allen who was killed in a police-involved shooting on December 12th, 2016, in Woodbrook.

The DPP advised that the matter be closed.