Double murder in Pleasantville

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 09:00

Police are now on the scene of a double murder in Pleasantville, San Fernando.

Two men were shot dead while cutting grass on a piece of land.

They have been identified as Akeemie Wilson, 30, a grass-cutter of Golconda Road, Golconda Settlement and Jamie Donaldson, 26 a gardener of Elm Street, Coconut Drive, Pleasantville.

Police say that around 11.20 am, Wilson was cutting grass at Elm Street when two men ran up to him and Jamie and opened fire with high-powered rifles.

They were both shot multiple times and died on the scene.

The gunmen then ran off. 

This is the third double murder of the year and brings the toll to 23 in 10 days.