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UPDATE: Suspect in custody after Coronation Market vendor murdered

Published:Tuesday | November 15, 2016 | 12:52 PM
Police process the scene where Coronation Market vendor Peter Nelson was killed this morning in downtown Kingston .

One man is now in custody in relation to this mornings shooting death of a 49-year-old vendor at the Coronation Market, in downtown Kingston.

Reports are that Peter Nelson otherwise called ‘Iron pipe’ of a Tivoli Gardens address was setting out his produce for sale when he was shot and killed.

The police say about 7:45 a.m., Nelson's body was found face down in the market with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The law enforcers further say an operation was carried out in the Pink Lane area were a man was taken into custody in relation to the murder.

Investigations continue.