Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Man gunned down in Tunapuna

A 28-year-old man was found dead in Tunapuna on Monday morning.

The body of Vaughdell Joseph was found in a drain off St Vincent Street, Tunapuna around 6 am.

His body bore several marks of violence.

Police were told that around midnight, residents reported hearing several explosions. But, on checking, they saw nothing of concern. 

It was not until Monday morning when residents were on their way to work, that they stumbled upon Joseph's body.

A team of officers from the Northern Division and the Homicide Bureau visited the scene.

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

An autopsy is expected to take place later on Monday at the Forensic Science Center in St James.

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