Crime

A POINT Fortin sanitation worker was shot dead while he slept in his home early Tuesday.

Hayden Critchlow, also known as George, was struck with a bullet to the head at his home at Chin Kit Trace Extension, Cap-de-Ville.

Critchlow, 50, screamed out in pain around 1 a.m. and his body found around 6.25 a.m. when Critchlow's neighbour observed the front door to his house open.

The neighbour found Critchlow lying face down on the floor in the living room area with a wound to the back of his head and contacted police.

Officers responded retrieved a projectile from the floor of living room near the body.

Investigators were told that around 1.15 a.m. one of Critchlow's neighbours heard several gunshots, then Critchlow cried out as if in pain.

Critchlow lived alone, police were told.

Officers said there was no motive as yet for the killing.

Responding were ASP Abbott, Insp Nemai, and Jones, Sgt Stephen-James, Cpls Deo and Forbes, WPC Bickram and others.

Cpl Deo of Homicide Region III is investigating.

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