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Two more murdered

...murder toll 159

By ALEXANDER BRUZUAL alexander.bruzual@trinidadexpress.com

GUN violence took the lives of two more people last night and this morning, both killings happening in crime hot spots in Port of Spain. At around 9.30p.m. Keron Lewis, of Village Council Street, Laventille, was shot dead.

Police said Lewis, 26, was shot multiple times while at Hamlet Trace, St Barbs. Residents contacted police after hearing the gunshots, and Lewis was found in a drain with wounds to the face and upper body. He died at the scene.

Another man was killed at Duke Street, Port of Spain
at around 7 a.m.b Dexter Alexander, 20, of Bassilon Street, Laventille, was shot multiples times to the head and chest and died atteh scene.

On Saturday evening, Selwyn Simon was stabbed to death in Fyzabad. And just after midnight yesterday, attorney Dana Seetahal was shot and killed when her vehicle was forced to a stop at Hamilton Holder Street, Woodbrook. The latest homicides have brought the murder toll for the year to 159.
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