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St Thomas wanted man killed in police shootout

Published:Monday | April 20, 2015 | 2:48 PM

A man who was being sought by the St Thomas police was killed yesterday in an alleged shoot-out with members of the security forces. 

The dead man has been identified as Ricky Ricketts.

It is alleged that Ricketts engaged the police in a gun battle when they attempted to apprehend him in York in the parish.

A revolver was reportedly recovered from the deceased.  

It is understood that Ricketts was among ten men wanted for questioning regarding several crimes under investigation in St Thomas.