Friday 15 November, 2019

Autopsy reveals Paryag bled to death

An autopsy has confirmed that 34-year-old Jean-Keone Payrag died as a result of blood loss.

The autopsy took place on Monday at the Forensic Science Centre in St James.

It revealed that Paryag suffered massive haemorrhaging in his left leg from two gunshot wounds.

Paryag was fatally shot on Friday evening during a confrontation with police in Chaguanas.

Central Division police responded to a report of a hostage situation along Biljah Road, Chaguanas, involving Danah Alleyne, the sister of popular crime show host Ian Alleyne.

When they arrived, a team of officers led by Sup Mystar attempted to diffuse the situation, but police say Paryag allegedly refused to cooperate and continued to brandish his weapon in a threatening manner.

The officers took action, they say, to preserve their lives as well as the lives of the victim, and shot at Paryag in an attempt to disarm him.

However, the 34-year-old later succumbed to his wounds.

The police service, as well as the Police Complaints Authority, is currently investigating the incident.

The situation has even reached the attention of the Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith, who is said to be looking into how Alleyne, a civilian, was allowed to operate near officers, while brandishing his own firearm, in a hostile situation.

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