Mother of 4 shot dead; man found handcuffed with multiple stab wounds; body found in drain

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 07:15

Police are investigating two murders and the discovery of a body.

One of the murders is that of a mother of four who was due to testify in a court matter tomorrow, involving ownership of property.

She has been identified as Cheryl Joan Cooper.

She was shot in a car outside her Harmony Hall, Gasparillo home this morning.

The other murder is that of 44-year-old Morris Mendoza, of 25 Poui Trace, St Mary's, Moruga.

Police followed a trail of blood that led to his body in a pea-patch off 5th Avenue Branch Road, Indian Walk, Moruga.

He was stabbed multiple times and was handcuffed.

Meanwhile, the body of a man of East-Indian descent was discovered in a drain in the vicinity of Hard Bargain junction, on the Guaracara Tabaquite Road.

The man was dressed in a short pair of khaki trousers and a blue shirt.

He was wearing a pair of black slippers and was found lying face down in the water.

Investigations are continuing into all three incidents.