Monday 24 June, 2019

Update: Petit Valley murder victim identified

Update April 16, 2019, 10:00 am: 

The man shot dead in Petit Valley on Monday morning has been identified as Richard Baird of Broome Street, Diego Martin.

Baird was identified by relatives. 

He was gainfully employed at CEPEP (Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme).

At about 9:00 am Monday, he was doing work at Second Street, Petit Valley, when he was approached by four men. There was a brief conversation with Baird and the group, following which, gunshots were heard.

The gunmen were seen fleeing the scene on foot.

An autopsy is expected to take place at the Forensic Science Center in St James.

More on this as it becomes available.  

Original story: 

The death toll continues to climb after a man who appeared to be a CEPEP worker was shot and killed in Petit Valley.

The deceased has not yet been identified, however, he was wearing a CEPEP uniform at the time of his death.

The incident took place just after 9:00 am on Monday along Ravine Road, Petit Valley.

More on this as it becomes available.

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