Sunday 20 October, 2019

Westmoreland labourer shot dead in home invasion

A Westmoreland labourer was shot and killed at his home by unknown assailant(s) on Wednesday afternoon.

He is 57-year-old Roy Palmer, also called Patrick, of Hartford, Westmoreland.

Reports are that about 1:00pm, the Whithorn police were summoned by residents who said they heard loud explosions.

Upon their arrival the police saw Palmer in his yard, lying in a pool of blood.

He was taken to the Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Whithorn police, who are investigating, are yet to establish a motive for the killing.

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