WITH the death of a 43-year-old man on Friday night and two more incidents yesterday, the murder toll has crossed the 300 mark for the year so far.
The dead man has been identified as Stephen Nero, of Denny Road, Valencia.
Police reports said officers received information the body of man had been observed along the road in Hamilton Siding, Wallerfield.
A team of officers, under the supervision of Supt Neville Sankar, including Cpl Vitalis and PC Forde, responded to the report.
When officers arrived, they saw a grey Nissan AD Wagon parked along the road. The car's engine and headlights were on.