Man, 24, found dead in Sophia yard


Keon McPherson, a 24-year-old man of Lot 687 ‘D’ Field Sophia, Georgetown was found dead on Sunday.

An unknown woman called the police command centre at around 04:00 hrs on Sunday and reported that she saw a body lying motionless in a yard in “C” Field, Sophia. It was reported that the man appeared to have blood on his skin.

Subsequent investigations by the Police revealed that the man had a gunshot wound on his left side chest and another on his right hand.

The man’s body was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police also found that the man was in a “triangular love affair” with a woman who resides in ‘C’ Field; that woman was reportedly intimate with another man who resides in Broad and Lombard streets.

On Saturday at around 23:50 hs, the dead man’s brother, Keron McPherson, said that he was going to Sophia.

It is unclear what happened afterwards. A 21-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman have, however, been arrested and are in custody assisting the investigations.

he man’s body is at the Georgetown Public Hospital mortuary awaiting an autopsy.

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