Saturday 23 March, 2019

Man in woman's clothing shot and killed

Police are investigating a report in which a 28-year-old man was shot dead on Tuesday night.

The deceased, who was found wearing women's clothing, has been identified as Keon Patterson.

According to police reports, at about 11:00 pm on Tuesday, officers of the St Clair Police Station received information that a body had been spotted in some bushes along Nelson Mandela Park in St Clair. 

Upon their arrival, the officers discovered the body of a man clad in women’s clothing.

He appeared to have been shot.

The area was cordoned off and crime scene investigators visited the scene.

A district medical officer viewed the body and made certain pronouncements before ordering its removal to the Forensic Science Center in St James where an autopsy will be performed today.

More on this as it becomes available.

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