A taxi driver and another man who police were told went to purchase a car in Moruga were shot dead on Tuesday.

The bodies of Vincent St Bernard also known as “Waxie”, a La Romaine/San Fernando taxi driver, and another man who was not yet identified by police, were discovered around midday.

Moruga police received an anonymous call and were told that the bodies were on the roadway at Edwards Trace.

Officers of Moruga and Princes Town police stations and Homicide Region III responded.

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Police said they have not yet ascertained the motive for the killing, but were told that Bernard, of Siparia, and the other man, went to Moruga to make arrangements to buy a car.

The double killing took the murder toll to 228, according to an Express tally.


One man is dead following a confrontation with police yesterday evening. While up to press time last night details were still coming in, the Express was reliably informed that the incident took place at about 5 p.m. at Maturita Extension, Arima.

GERONTOLOGIST and former director of the Division of Ageing of the Ministry of Social Development Dr Jennifer Rouse is concerned that families are shuffling their elderly relatives into homes without checking to ensure proper care is being provided.

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 21-year-old Kesha Daniella Darlington. Darlington, of Longden Street, Arima, was last seen at Jenny’s Bar located near her home about 11 a.m. on Monday.