Friday 23 August, 2019

Cops probing murder of customer service rep, ‘Blacks’, in St Ann

Police investigators in St Ann are on the hunt for those responsible for the chopping death of a customer service representative in Alexandria in the parish on Thursday night.

The deceased man has been identified as 40-year-old Derrick Ward, alias ‘Blacks’, of Alexandria.

Reports are that about 9:00 p.m., Ward was walking along a roadway in the community, when he was pounced upon and chopped several times by an unknown assailant or assailants.

Residents who heard Ward’s cries for help, went to investigate and on their arrival, the victim was found with several chop wounds to his head.

The police were alerted and Ward was assisted to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations continue into the incident.

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