Friday 16 November, 2018

Man, 26, shot and killed in La Horquetta

A man was gunned down in La Horquetta on Friday.

He has been identified as 26-year-old Sherwin de Souze of La Horquetta.

Officers of the La Horquetta Crime Patrol Unit responded to a report of a murder in Phase 5 around midday. On arrival, they found the victim’s body outside a house near his home.

Police say his body bore multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators have not yet determined a motive for the killing.

However, a suspect is said to be assisting police with its investigations.

Relatives described the victim as a quiet young man, who was not known to be involved in any criminal activity.

An autopsy is expected to take place at the Forensic Science Centre on Monday.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.



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