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Investigations are continuing into two murders which occurred on Monday in Diego Martin and in Arima.

In the first instance, according to a police report, just after 2 pm police officers were called to Cumuto Main Road where they saw Marcus Thomas, 26, of Benny Road, Valencia Bye Pass, and also of Pinto Road, Arima lying on the ground.

He was shot multiple times.

Officers transported Thomas to the Arima Health Facility where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

And several hours later in Diego Martin, around 6:45 pm officers responded to a report of a shooting in progress at Upper La Puerta Avenue Diego Martin.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a vehicle overturned on the road and the body of Junio Kwesi Daniel lying next to it.

Daniel was bleeding and according to police died on the spot.