Double murder in Claxton Bay

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Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 11:15

A double murder has been recorded in Claxton Bay, pushing the murder toll up to 50.

According to reports, at about one this morning, an 18-year-old man and a 33-year old woman were shot dead in their home at Springvale, Claxton Bay.

The woman has been identified as Cindy Joseph, and is said to be the mother of a 11-year-old child.

Reports indicate that neighbours heard the gun shots and reportedly saw three men running from the scene. Upon investigating at the house, they found the man and the woman bleeding from gunshot wounds.

The man and woman reportedly died at the scene.

Guardian Media understands that during the shooting incident, the 11-year-old boy was shot in the leg and taken to the San Fernando General Hospital, where he remains warded.

Police are yet to determine a motive for the shooting incident and the murders.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Reporting by CARISA LEE & SASCHA WILSON

Image by SASCHA WILSON

Image caption... The scene of the country's latest double murder, in Springvale, Claxton Bay

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