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Murder suspect dies after drinking poison

Friday, February 16, 2018
K’la Solomon-Cain

The jilted husband of murdered kindergarten teacher K’la Marie Solomon-Cain died in hospital five days after he was arrested for the crime.

The murder suspect, Jason Cain 34, died at the Scarborough General Hospital on Wednesday night, while under police guard.

On February 8, Cain was held in a wooden shed, in a forested area, approximately two miles off Huntley River, Arnos Vale Road, Les Coteaux. He was taken to the hospital, allegedly suffering from dehydration and exertion.

However, sources close to the investigation revealed, while the man was being treated for the minor illness, blood results confirmed that he may have ingested small amounts of a poisonous liquid prior to his arrest.

Medical sources said the poison affected his vital organs shutting them down although there were efforts to save his life.

A police source told the T&T Guardian, they intended to charge Cain for the February 2 murder of Solomon-Cain once he had been discharged from the hospital.

The suspect, of Maloney, had contacted his relatives mere hours after he bludgeoned Solomon-Cain with a hammer saying he intended to kill himself. He had also posted on Facebook that he had infidelity and trust issues.

An autopsy conducted on the body of Solomon-Cain showed that her skull had been fractured in the hammer attack.

According to the report, Solomon-Cain died of blunt-cranial cerebral trauma and sustained a cracked skull, with damage to the brain.

The 24-year-old mother of two girls was killed at a house located next door to the Dorothy Moses Nursery School at Lambeau, where she worked. She had previously made reports of domestic violence against her husband and had left their marital home at Lowlands.

Solomon-Cain was described as a committed teacher, who was well loved by her students.


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