Sunday 31 May, 2020

Taxi driver shot dead in St James

The St James police are probing the murder of a taxi operator who was gunned down in his community on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as 41-year-old Hilroy Hylton of Summer Hill, Spring Mount in the parish.

Reports are that about 10:17 p.m., residents of Spring Mount heard explosions and summoned the police.

Upon their arrival, the police discovered the body of the now deceased man lying face down along a dirt track.

He was taken to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The killing came three days after the St James police were summoned to a double murder which included the killing of a six-year-old year-old male student of Somerton district in the parish.

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