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Police are investigating two more murders.

A construction worker was gunned down near his home in Maraval on Friday night. Kendall Pierre, 34, was shot multiple times in the head and upper body.

His body was discovered by police responding to reports of explosions at Clovis Trace. Police said the Pierre was found at around 11 p.m. at the back of his neighbour’s house. A motive has not yet been determined.

The body was removed to the Forensic Sciences Centre where an autopsy will be performed on Monday.

Meanwhile, Kareem Douglas, 32, was shot dead while sitting in the living room of their apartment at 21st Stree,t Beetham Gardens, on Friday evening.

Police said at around 7 pm, Douglas’ wife was in the kitchen when she heard loud explosions. When she checked the living room, she saw Douglas’ body in a pool of blood.

Members of the Inter-Agency Task Force strike team visited the scene.

Douglas was a truck loader at Flavourite Foods.


A man was arrested and charged with murder on Friday when he turned up at the Arima Police Station to have his attendance book signed as part of his bail requirement for another case.

Stephen Prescott, 24, of Phase Five, La Horquetta was charged with the August 31st murder of Sherwin de Souze.

The victim, also of Phase 5, La Horquetta was at a mini-mart along Anthony Williams Drive, La Horquetta around 12.40 p.m. on August 31 when he was approached by three gunmen who opened fire on him. The men then escaped in a gold Nissan Almera.

Prescott was identified as a suspect. On Friday he walked into the Arima Station armed with his copy-book which has to be signed by an officer on duty.

This bail requirement is issued by a magistrate when granting bail in some cases as a means of keeping tabs on the individual although they may not be in jail but awaiting trial.

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