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Double Murder Shakes Five Cays Community

investigators on the crime scene of a double murder on Friday

The community of Five Cays is reeling once again as a double murder early Friday morning adds to a string of gruesome crimes that have plagued the area over the past year.

At news time the police did not release the names of the two victims, but stated in a news release that force’s Serious Crime Unit is actively investigating the tragic incident.

Head of Crime, Safeguarding, and Public Protection, Superintendent Dean Holden, reported that the police received a distressing call at 6:31 am on Friday, alerting them to the discovery of two bodies on a track near the Coastal Radar Station, just off Five Cays Road. Upon arrival, officers confirmed the deaths of two males and promptly initiated a double murder investigation.

While the identities of the deceased have been determined through initial investigations, the police said they are withholding this information until all family members were notified. Superintendent Holden revealed that a dedicated team of detectives is actively pursuing several lines of inquiry to establish the motive behind the killings.

Acting Commissioner of Police Mr. Rodney Adams expressed his condolences to the grieving families at the crime scene, acknowledging the profound sorrow they should be experiencing as a result. He emphasized the commitment of law enforcement to bring the perpetrators to justice and urged the community to come forward with any information relating to the homicide or other criminal activities.

Mr. Adams stated, "Investigations into the murders of your loved ones are ongoing, and we continue in our sustained efforts to bring the perpetrators to justice. Again, I call on persons in our communities who have information on this homicide or any other criminal behaviors to contact us."

The public is encouraged to report any information related to the incident or other illegal activities by contacting 911, the nearest police station, the RTCIPF Serious Crime Unit at 232-8752, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477. Callers can remain anonymous when providing information through Crime Stoppers. Authorities are relying on the cooperation of the community to aid in solving this tragic double murder.



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