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Police officers respond to a murder of a man identified as Errol Guppy who was shot and killed by four armed men while driving his L300 panel van along Race Course Road in the vicinity of Jokhan Trace,Carapo yesterday.

A 43-year-old man was gunned down in Carapo on Thursday afternoon. According to a police report, at 4.30 pm Ellis Guppy of Carapo was shot dead along Race Course Road, Carapo.

Police said Guppy was a passenger in a white Mitsubishi panel van which was forced to stop when a black Nissan X-trail pulled up in front of it.

The gunmen then opened fire on Guppy, killing him on the scene. The gunmen re-entered the X-trail and escaped. Police are yet to determine a motive for the killing which has brought the murder count to 346.

In another incident, the decomposing body of a woman police constable was found at her home in La Horquetta.

According to a police report, at about 4.49 pm officers of the La Horquetta police station received a report that the body of a woman was found at a house along Dunsley Avenue, Greenvale.