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Murder, abduction and robbery in Hanover

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2015 | 6:35 PM

The Lucea Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the killing of a man, the abduction of a woman and the robbery of patrons at a bar in Cousins Cove, Hanover this morning.

The dead man has been identified as 30-year-old Conray Brackett of New Town, Cousins Cove in the parish.

The police say about 12:15 this morning, Brackett and the woman were among a group of patrons at a bar when four armed men entered the premises and proceeded to rob them of cellular phones and cash.

The police say the gunmen then opened fire, hitting Brackett several times before they took the woman into a motor vehicle and fled the scene.

The Police were summoned and Brackett was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The woman was later found in the Esher area of Lucea, Hanover.

Anyone with information that can assist in the investigation is being asked to contact the Lucea Police, Crime Stop, the police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station.