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Man Shot And Body Burned

By KHRISNA VIRGIL

Tribune Staff Reporter

kvirgil@tribunemedia.net

THE body of a man was found, shot in the head and burned beyond recognition. His body was found inside an SUV early yesterday morning, according to police sources.

Officers at the scene of the incident at Lily of the Valley Corner off East Street, initially responded to calls that a Ford Explorer was engulfed in flames.

After firefighters extinguished the blaze, it was discovered that a man was inside the vehicle. Upon further examination, investigators discovered what appeared to be a gunshot wound in the right side of the victim’s head. The incident happened at around 6:20 am.

Authorities are urging members of the public to come forward with any information they might have of the incident.

Meanwhile, police said two firearms were taken from the streets of Nassau over the weekend.

During the first incident officers from the South Central Division discovered a 12 gauge shot gun in an abandoned building at Montell Heights at 5 pm on Saturday.

In another incident a 38-year-old Gregory Town, Eleuthera man was found by police with a handgun.

He was taken into custody shortly before 3 am on Sunday after authorities from the Central Division searched him at a business establishment on Baillou Hill Road South.

Investigations are continuing, police said.

In Spanish Wells, Eleuthera, on Sunday a 38-year-old man was sent to hospital after been struck in the head with a rock.

Comments

John 6 years, 8 months ago

Maybe government needs to use the example that was done some time ago...Round up all persons out on bail for murder or attempted murder or any other serious crime involving violence, and hold them over the weekend under 'suspicion'. Not only did the rest of the country have a peaceful weekend but police were able to find persons linked to a number of crimes...I think this was done over a Chrstmas holiday, just before junkanoo

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larry 6 years, 8 months ago

"The people will complain police brutality and abuse of power" just amend the bail act for all serious matters and adopt the three strike law

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Reader 6 years, 8 months ago

Agree on all three points, especially the 'Three Strike Law'

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