Mere months after making headlines for jumping over the perimeter fence of the Piarco International Airport, David “Baby Bandit” Ector was shot dead on Wednesday morning in Carapo.
According to police reports, around 8 am residents of Simon Road, Carapo, heard several loud explosions and upon investigating, they saw a man lying in the middle of the roadway in a pool of blood.
The police were notified and a team of officers from the Homicide Bureau and the Arima Police Station visited the scene.
LoopTT was told that over 20 spent shells were recovered by crime scene investigators, leading police to believe that Ector's was a targeted killing, and he was not the victim of an accidental shooting.
Ector was well known to police as he was also one of several persons detained following the murder of Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal.
However, charges were dropped against him in 2016.
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