Sunday 5 July, 2020

Police working to identify man killed in Penal homicide

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An unidentified man was shot dead in Penal on Sunday evening. 

According to police reports, at about 6.00 pm residents of Platanite Village, Penal heard several loud explosions. 

Upon checking they observed the body of a man lying in a pool of blood along the roadway. He appeared to have been shot multiple times. 

The police and paramedics were notified but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The body was viewed by a district medical officer, and ordered removed from the scene. 

It has been brought to the Forensic Science Center in St James where an autopsy will be performed, pending identification. 

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