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Man killed in alleged confrontation with police

Police have shot and killed a man in an alleged confrontation.

The man has been identified as 26-year-old Mossiah Moses.

But video footage of the incident has emerged on social media, with some members of the public questioning whether Moses did in fact, pose a threat to officers.

According to the police, officers of the north eastern division task force were on patrol along Sixth Avenue, Malick when they observed Moses along the roadway.

Police claimed that Moses, on seeing the officers, pulled out a firearm and shot at them.

Diego Martin man dies in accident

A Diego Martin man has lost his life in an early morning accident, which has left another in a critical condition at the hospital.

The accident is said to have taken place in Diego Martin, not far from where the deceased lives.

According to reports, 42-year-old Anand Mohammed was driving a white Toyota car proceeding along the Diego Martin highway around 1.45 this morning.

Police said he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a utility pole.

Mohammed of sea trace, bagatelle, Diego Martin, suffered severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man shot and killed in St. Helena

A man has been shot and killed in the vicinity of a hotel in St Helena.

The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Dean Joseph. 

According to reports, persons at the establishment heard several explosions around 11 p.m. and upon investigating they found Joseph lying in a pool of blood.

The incident took place at the “touch down” hotel along Ghandi Trace.

 The injured man was rushed to the Arima hospital by ambulancee however, he succumbed to his injuries while at the hospital.

Body of missing woman found

Weeks after a woman was raped, her partially nude body was found tied to a pipe at an abandoned house.

44-year-old Farrow of Morne Rush, Williamsville was discovered in a partially decomposed state at a house about 50 metres from her home.

According to reports, the owner went to the house around 8.50 this morning and saw a body lying on the ground.

He immediately went to the Gasparillo police station and returned with a team of officers, who the mother of six, lying on her back at the side of the house.

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