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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.

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