Saturday 23 March, 2019

Update: Man found in Tunapuna 'drug den' executed

One man is dead following a shooting incident which occurred in Tunapuna on Wednesday night.

According to reports, around 7:30 pm, residents of Fairley Street heard explosions and contacted police.

The officers responded and found the victim, Kevon Manswell, 31, of the said street, bleeding from the head. He was dead at the scene.

Officers said the area is a known drug den.

Pathologist Dr Valerie Alexandrov conducted the autopsy on Manswell at the Forensic Science Centre, St James, on Thursday.

He believes Manswell was executed as he died from a single gunshot to the head.

The bullet was recovered from the left forehead. 

Police could not give a motive for the killing.

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