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SRP officer murdered in Arouca

Unknown-24There are reports of another early morning murder. The victim, Special Reserve Police officer Jason Cyril John.

He was shot and killed in Arouca around 12:30 this morning.

Police say, Constable John was on his way home at William Trace, Five Rivers when he was approached by an assailant who opened fire on him.

It is said at the time of the shooting he was on his cellular phone with his wife. She told investigators her husband had just told her he was almost home when she heard loud explosions.

The officer was later found lying on the roadway. He had a gunshot wound to the head.

Constable John was rushed to the Arima Hospital, where he died a short while later.

He was attached to the Court & Process Branch in Port-Of-Spain.

Officers of the Northern Divisional Task ForceĀ are investigating.

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