25-year-old Pleasantville man missing

Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating a 25-year-old man who was reported missing by a relative, a statement from the Police Service says.

Kierrin Dean, of Orchid Gardens, Pleasantville, was reported missing to the Mon Repos Police Station at around 1:25am on Monday 25th July, 2016, by his common-law wife, Anika Jackson.

Kierrin was last seen leaving Royal Cup Bar, Cocoyea Village, San Fernando, at around 1:30pm on July 23rd, 2016.

He is of African descent, 5 feet, 11 inches tall, with short black hair.

Physically-challenged man murdered

A 42-year-old physically challenged man is this country's latest murder victim.

According to reports, Mark Rivello of Cedar Drive, Pleasantville, was gunned down at Sooknanan Street in Marabella this morning.

Police say he was shot once in the head.

Rivello is said to be a known drug addict.

Dawn Rivello explained that her son may have gone to the area to purchase drugs when he met his death.