Sunday 23 February, 2020

Burnt body found in Piparo

Police are investigating a report in which the remains of a burnt body was found in Piparo on Wednesday evening.

The body was said to have been found on a privately-owned agricultural estate at Johnstone Road at about 2:00 pm.

It was viewed by a district medical officer who ordered its removal to the Forensic Science Center.

The victim was identified only by the nickname “Ninja”.

He was said to be in his 40s and employed on the estate as a caretaker.

More on this as it becomes available.

In a separate incident, police are searching for suspects in connection with a shooting in Freeport on Wednesday in which three persons were killed. 

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