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Murder toll rises to 66

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Two more murders have taken the murder toll to 66 for the year according to police.

The murders are that of Keston Ramsey, 26, and Virgil Moe, 47.

According to police reports, around 2.50 am this morning Siparia police were alerted by residents who said they heard gunshots at Marigold Drive, Quinam Road. 

Police responded and found Ramsey’s body. Police said the 26-year-old was unemployed and lived at Ritoville, Quinam Road, Siparia. He was shot in the head and chest police said.

In the second killing, Moe, of St John Street, East Dry River, was found dead on ground in his gallery around 9.45 pm. Residents reportedly responded after hearing loud explosions.

Police said Moe was not known to be involved in any criminal activity and had no idea as to a motive.