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Westmoreland police investigate double murder

Published:Tuesday | November 22, 2016 | 10:45 AM

The Westmoreland police are investigating a double murder which occurred in the parish yesterday.

The police say two men were shot and killed and one shot and injured in Retreat district, Westmoreland about 9:40 yesterday morning.

The dead men have been identified as 31-year-old Elton Quarrie, otherwise called ‘Sarge’ and 32-year-old Kenny Cooke, otherwise called ‘Dangles’.

The Little London Police say residents heard explosions and summoned them.

On their arrival, three men were seen with gunshot wounds.

They were taken to hospital where Quarrie and Cooke were pronounced dead and the third man admitted in stable condition.

The police say a black plastic bag containing cornmeal and 31 cartridges was found in his possession.