Police find dead man at Mt Zion Road, Arima

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Police find dead man at Mt Zion Road, Arima

Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are currently conducting enquiries into the murder of a 58-year-old man in Arima early on Tuesday morning.

Officers of the Pinto Road police post received a report of a body at Garcia Circular Zone, Mt Zion Road, Arima around 12.40 am and on arrival at the scene, found the body of Sylvester Ernest, bleeding from gunshot wounds to his neck, head and right ear.

Police took Ernest to the Arima Hospital where he was declared dead at around 1.40 am.

Investigators said Ernest’s car, a gold Nissan Almera was missing from his home.

Two live rounds of 9 mm ammunition were found at the scene.