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TCI: Police investigating the country’s latest murder

#Providenciales, July 17, 2019 – Turks and Caicos – Officers of the Serious Crime Unit are actively investigating an early morning shooting incident on Wednesday July 17th, 2019 that left a 66-year-old man dead.

At 3:05 a.m., Central received reports that armed assailant(s) entered the Bay Road (Blue Hills) home of the victim and opened fire. 

Police and Medical Units were dispatched. 

Speaking on the incident, Commissioner of Police Mr. James Smith said, “This is a traumatic situation for the victims family and friends. While there are many emotions, I can tell you that my officers are committed to bringing the facts to light. We are currently conducting a thorough investigation. We are collecting evidence and would like to hear from all available witnesses. We are asking anyone in our community with information regarding the incident to contact 911 or 18008477anonymously”.

The victim was pronounced dead at 4:43 Hospital and his identity will not be released at this time. 

Release: TCI Police

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