Killers gave gone on a rampage in the last 24 hours killing seven persons. Among them were two sets of double murders. In all the cases, no one has yet been arrested.
According to reports, officers responded to several explosions at Building 2’s car park. On arrival, they found Mc Kenna’s body with multiple gunshot wounds.
He was taken to the Arima hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival Cyrillo was found near his car with 11 shots. He died at the scene.
MURDERS IN MORVANT
In anpther incident, robbery is believed to have been the motive in the murder of a brother and sister – Victor Hutchinson, 78, and Claudette Cassell, 81.
The siblings were found murdered in the upper floor of their concrete split-level home, which they shared, at Mc Donald Trace, Chinapoo Village, Morvant.
According to a police report, residents in the area heard voices resembling Hutchinson’s and his sister speaking loudly as though they were in an argument. Upon checking, residents later found the bloodied bodies of the elderly people.
Police said Cassell was found slumped at the side of her bed, while her brother was found on the floor in the living room. Police said both were chopped several times about their bodies.
Around 1 pm on Monday, a foreign national was shot dead in the Grand Diamond Hotel car park at Golden Grove Road, Piarco. He was identified as Saisnarine Deopersad, 66, a Guyanese national who has citizenship in the United States.
Investigators have ruled out robbery as the motive since he still had on several pieces of gold jewellery on both hands. Police, however, believe his murder was a hit and may have been linked to a woman he was familiar with.
Investigators said Deopersad had a court matter to attend at the Port-of-Spain Assizes on Tuesday. He arrived in Trinidad on Monday morning and had checked into the hotel for the duration of his stay.
MURDER IN CENTRAL
Just before 6 pm, Jason Richards was shot dead while at Lyons Drive, Orange Field Road, Carapichaima.
Preliminary investigations revealed Richards’ murder may have been linked to his brother Kendell Richards, who was found shot to death on May 12. Kendell, 43, was found stuffed in the trunk of a car which was found abandoned off Pashley Street, Laventille.
MURDER IN PORT-OF-SPAIN
A man identified as Kyle Vickers, 20, of East Dry River, Port-of-Spain, was shot and killed around around midnight on Nelson Street Port of Spain.
Victers was shot in the face.
MISSING DJ FOUND
The body of a man found in Arima on Thursday is believed to be that of 24-year-old Zakary La Rose, who went missing on July 11, 2018.
Over the weekend, relatives visited the mortuary where the body was being kept and were able to identify La Rose based on his clothing.
And while further tests, including DNA samples, are expected to be performed to confirm the identity, police said initial information points to the deceased being Zakary La Rose, of Harmony Drive, Maturita Road, Arima.
THE MURDER VICTIMS
THE MURDER SCENE IN MORVANT
Zakary La Rose