Clarendon security guard killed while on duty

September 28, 2016

A security guard was shot and killed while on duty at the New Yarmouth Sugar Factory in Clarendon early yesterday morning.

According to the police, about 12:15 a.m. Gladstone Blackstock was on duty at the front gate of the factory when he approached two men on a motorcycle to find out their reason for being at the plant at that time.

It is said that the pillion then pulled a handgun and fired several shots at Blackstock, hitting him. 

The 26-year-old security guard was later pronounced dead at hospital.

No motive has been established for the murder. 

The police are investigating.


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