The discovery of the body was made by a neighbour of the dead man. Reports reveal that at about 8 am a neighbour of Davindranath Ragbirsingh went to his home to retrieve building materials which he had stored there.
The neighbour discovered the body of Ragbirsingh in a back room lying face down.
The house was not ransacked, but police later discovered that a laptop and other valuables were stolen from the house.
A report was made to the Tunapuna police, and officers along with a District Medical Officer went to the scene and cordoned off the area.
Angry relatives of the dead man refused to be interviewed when approached by Newsday.
Newsday learnt that Ragbirsingh lived alone, and was a private person. He was recently divorced, and is the father of one.
Scores of neighbours of the dead man gathered outside his home yesterday to express shock and horror at the killing in their quiet community.
They described Ragbirsingh as a pleasant person. Ragbirsingh was last seen alive on Saturday night.
Councillor for the area, Rosanna Sookdeo also visited the scene of the killing and expressed sorrow over the demise of Ragbirsingh.
She said that Pasea Extension was considered a crime free area. It was frightening to learn that a law-abiding and upright citizen had been killed.