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UPDATE: Murder of Corporate Area businessman suspected contract killing

Published:Wednesday | July 12, 2017 | 9:39 AM
The bullet-riddled Mercedes Benz in which the businessman was travelling when he was shot up - photo via Twitter @TelevisionJam

Investigators probing the murder of Corporate Area businessman Richard Ramdial are looking into claims that the incident may have been a contract killing.

Ramdial was shot several times as he sat in his Mercedes-Benz sports utility vehicle in a line of traffic along Ruthven Road in St Andrew yesterday afternoon.

More than a dozen bullets were reportedly fired into the vehicle.

It’s reported that about 4:30 two men came up to the businessman's car and opened fire.

They then fled.

The businessman was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.