Makeeba Iza Jordan
Mom who witnessed murder executed outside home
Police have linked Makeeba Jordan's murder to Monday's shooting of Imtiaz Abdul. Abdul a PH taxi driver was shot dead on Pashley Street, Laventille moments after he dropped off a passenger at Beetham Gardens.
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A 30-year-old mother of one who was a witness to the murder of a taxi driver in Laventille on Tuesday night, was herself shot and killed outside her home last night.
Makeeba Iza Jordan, of Mahogany Trace, Bagatelle, Diego Martin, was executed by three men. Jordan at the time was at home with her mother and other relatives, when the men came calling at around 10 p.m.
A short while later, gun shots were heard and Jordan was found bleeding, between two homes on the same parcel of land. She died at the scene.
Jordan's death is the 15th murder in the past nine days, and the homicide toll for the year stands at 303, according to an Express count.
Police have linked Jordan's murder to Monday's shooting of Imtiaz Abdul. Abdul a PH taxi driver was shot dead on Pashley Street, Laventille moments after he dropped off a passenger at Beetham Gardens.
Abdul, of Real Street, Patna Village, Diego Martin, was shot several times about the body and died on the scene. Jordan, the passenger in Abdul's car, was not harmed and escaped when the shots ceased.
Her killing took place shortly after a political meeting had ended in the area.
Senior Superintendent Ishmael David, Superintendent Patterson and Inspector Thomas along with a joint Police and Defence Force team responded.
Persons killed in October - JOSE VASQUEZ MARCANO, GLADYS ORTIZ, CHRISTOPHER "MAD DOG" GREY, SHIYLON YAHSEPH MCINTOSH , KERNEL JOBE, MICHAEL RICHARDSON, XAVIER RAMIREZ , JOHN DOE FROM BEETHAM GARDEN KILLED ON DUNCAN STREET, DAVID CHANCE, JOEL ANDELL, JEROME "PATTY" ALFONSO, WINSTON "BUJU" CALLENDER, ANDRE BECKLES, IMTIAZ ABDUL, MAKELA JORDAN
(from the Multimedia Desk)