Monday 19 August, 2019

Police investigating murders in Arouca, Belmont

One man is dead following a shooting in Arouca just before midday on Monday.

According to reports, around 11:10 am today in Windy Hill, Arouca, Marlon Matthew Morris alighted from a vehicle and proceeded to a nearby parlour.

Two armed men reportedly emerged from a vehicle and opened fire on Morris, killing him on the spot.

Officers of the Criminal Investigation Department and Crime Scene Investigation visited the scene and investigations are underway.


Unknown man gunned down in Belmont

In an unrelated incident, police are seeking the identity of a man killed near the plannings on St Francois Valley Road on Monday afternoon.

Residents of the area reported hearing loud explosions around 3:30 pm today.

Upon investigating, they found the dead body of a man who is said to be unknown in the area.

More on this as information becomes available.

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