Saturday 11 July, 2020

St Maarten records second murder for the year

St Maarten has recorded its second murder for the year after a man was found with gunshot wounds in a vehicle.  

A statement from Police Force of Sint Maarten says on February 20, the police patrol and ambulance department were sent to Elders Drive in the Middle Region area where they encountered a man in a vehicle not showing any signs of life.  

Investigations of the crime scene revealed the victim had sustained gunshot wounds to the body.  

The identity of the victim is currently being withheld until all families of the victim have been properly notified. 

On January 30, a man who was shot on Welfare road in Cole Bay became the first murder victim to be recorded in 2020 for St Maarten. 

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