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St Ann taxi operator found dead in vehicle

Published:Friday | December 29, 2017 | 3:09 PM

A 52-year-old taxi operator was killed in Runaway Bay, St Ann, last night.

He is Hubert Lawrence, otherwise called Wheely, of Steer Town.

Reports are that residents alerted the police to explosions heard in the Mount Edgcombe area about 6:40 last evening.

Upon investigating, Lawrence was found in his Toyota motor car which he operates as a robot taxi.

He was on his back with gunshot wounds to the head.

Earlier, he reportedly picked up two men as passengers in the Salem area.

The men reportedly shot Lawrence and escaped in another car.

The Runaway Bay police are investigating.