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Hitman killed in Belmont

Published: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

A planned “hit” backfired for the hitman when he was shot dead by his intended victim in Belmont yesterday.

The victim, also shot in the attack, died as well.The dead men were identified as Khareem Stanislaus and Kobe “Bottles” Brown.

Police said Stanislaus, who was wearing a bulletproof vest and ski mask, was the “hitman.”

According to a police report, Brown was at his home at Walcott Lane, off Belle Eau Road, when he was confronted by Stanislaus, who opened fire on him. Police said Brown managed to draw his gun and fired back at Stanisclaus, hitting him several times in the bulletproof vest and once in the head.

Police said Brown was a “priority suspect” in several cases and was held during the 2011 state of emergency for alleged gang affiliation.

In an unrelated incident at about 9 am yesterday, the body of an unidentified man wrapped in a garbage bag was found over a precipice off Morne Coco Road, near Le Platte Village, Maraval.

Police said the body was in an advanced state of decomposition.Investigations are continuing in both incidents.

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