Saturday 17 August, 2019

Elderly man found murdered in St Thomas

An elderly man from St Thomas was found murdered in the parish on Tuesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Nathaniel Cummings, 84, of Danvers Pen district.

His body was found at his house around 7:15, reportedly with several wounds to the back.

Indications are that a shotgun cartridge was found outside the house.

Police probing the development are looking to the results of a pending post-mortem examination to precisely establish the cause of death, as investigations continue into the tragic discovery.

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