Family wants justice for Snoogy’s killing

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 08:30

The body of a man found at Fort George in St James has been identified as Mark “Snoogy” Singh, 22.

The body was identified by relatives yesterday at the Forensic Science Centre. Singh lived at Ross Lands in St James.

Singh’s body was found along a track at Fort George at about 6.30 pm on Sunday. His body was clad in a blue jersey and a pair of side-striped sweat pants.

Speaking with the T&T Guardian yesterday, a close male relative of Singh, who wished for his name to be withheld, described Singh’s killer or killers as cowards.

The relative said the family is very distraught over Singh’s killing and wondered why as he was not involved in any gang or drug related activities.

“This killing get out of hand and is we the black people suffering here in this country and nobody cares. Our lives are not animals. You see dead animals at the side of the road…you not supposed to see humans like that,” Singh’s relative said.

“Snoogy was a precious gem. Very hard working, kind and caring guy. Everybody he came across loved him because of his outstanding personality,” the relative added.

Family members said that even the police do not have “one clue” as to why Singh was killed.

“That is to tell you that the police didn’t even know about Snoogy. If they knew about him it would be good things, nothing bad,” another relative said.

Relatives are praying and hoping for justice for their loved one.

Investigations are continuing.

Cops probe man’s murder in Mamoral

Almost one year after a father and his five-year-old daughter were murdered in their one room house, a man from the same area, just a few houses away, was shot while on his way home from liming at a nearby village bar.

Dexter Sorillo, 35, was at a bar liming and at about 5.30 pm on Sunday he left to walk to his home at Leekham Road, Mamoral, when several loud explosions were heard.

Residents later found Sorillo with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the Chaguanas District Health Facility where he died.

Police said a man, believed to be the gunman, was seen running into nearby bushes.

On April 30, Solomon Joseph and his five-year-old daughter, Saleesha Faith Joseph were both killed while asleep in bed at their Leekham Road home.

The double murder of father and daughter remains unsolved and residents strongly believe that they would not get justice for Sorillo’s murder.

Police are yet to determine a motive for Sorillo’s murder.

Cocorite man shot dead

A 23-year-old man was gunned down in Cocorite on Sunday night.

Police said at about 9.30 pm Shaquille Williams, of Carenage, was standing near a savannah at Harding Place when he was shot several times about the body. Police said he had been charged with robbery and gun-related offences.

“Cow Man” killed in Laventille

Darren “Cow Man” King, 35, was shot dead yesterday near his home in Laventille.

Police officers said King, who was well known to them, was said to be “on the low” since he came out of prison over two years ago. He was charged with arson and was a suspect in many other crimes including firearm related.

They said around 3.30 pm King was at the corner of Gibson Trace and the Old St Joseph Road in Success Village, Laventille, when a gunman walked up to him and shot him. The gunman then fled on foot.

Kings murder brings the number of killings for the year to 159.

Investigations are continuing.

Source: www.guardian.co.tt (Rhondor Dowlat)

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