Sunday 15 September, 2019

Businesswoman and cab driver killed in St Andrew

Two persons were shot dead in the Forrest Hill area of Red Hills, St Andrew on Tuesday.

The deceased were a businesswoman and a taxi operator.

They have been identified as Simone Collymore, 32, of a Forrest Ridge, Stanley Terrace address, and 36-year-old Winston Valentine Walters of Stillwell Road in the Kingston 8 area.

 Reports were that Collymore was a passenger in a taxi that was being driven into an apartment complex, when four men on two motorcycles drove up.

The pillions on the motorbikes reportedly pulled guns and opened fire on the vehicle, hitting Walters, who was the driver, and Collymore.

The attackers then sped away on the motorbikes.

The two injured persons were taken to hospital, where they were both pronounced dead.

Collymore is reportedly related to a prominent businessperson in St Andrew.

So far there has been no clear motive established for the attack.

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