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Shock in Manchester community following murder of taxi driver

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 1:45 PM
Mark Evans

Tamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

ALBION, Manchester:
Residents in Albion district are in shock following the murder of a taxi operator yesterday.

Thirty-three-year-old Mark Evans was found slumped in his car with multiple stab wounds and what appeared to be a gun shot wound.

Evans, plied the Knockpatrick to Mandeville route.

There has been an outpouring of condolences on Facebook by ‎students of the Northern Caribbean University and outrage at the spate of crimes in Manchester.

"He was one of, if not the most conscious yute in and around Mandeville/Knockpatrick and I had nuff respect for him," one person posted‎.

Evans was also hailed for his kindness, ensuring that students got to school even if they had no fares and making sure they got into their houses safely after dropping them off at nights.

The police say no motive has been ascertained for the killing.