Thursday 5 December, 2019

Cocorite man killed in home ambush

A 28-year-old man is dead following a murder in Cocorite this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Curtis Franklyn of Rachet Hill, Waterhole.

According to police reports, around  3 am today, Franklyn was at his home when someone knocked on his front door.

Two voices were heard and the men identified themselves as police.

However, when Franklyn opened the door, he was greeted with gunfire.

The assailants then escaped.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the wounded man was rushed for medical treatment.

However, he succumbed to his injuries.

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