A 54-year-old man was killed during a home invasion in Wallerfield early on Wednesday morning.

The victim’s vehicle was also discovered missing.

The victim was identified as Deonarine Jadoo of Block 5, Moonan Road, Wallerfield, Arima.

According to a police report, at about 2:18 am police officers acting on a report received went to 10-31 Moonan Road Wallerfield in the vicinity of the Bacchus gravel pitt where they met a relative who reported that at about 2 am she was at home inside the house when she heard several gunshots.

She made checks and saw Jadoo lying face down dead with his hands tied behind the back. His head was covered with a blue jersey. Police said he was shot several times about the body.

Jadoo’s vehicle – TCN 2317 blue Hyundai H100 was also discovered missing.

The District medical officer visited the scene made her pronouncements and ordered the removal of the body pending a post mortem examination at the Forensic Science Centre.

Investigations are ongoing.