Taximan, female passenger killed in Westmoreland

March 14, 2023
Photo by Hopeton Bucknor

The police in Westmoreland have launched a probe into the shooting death of a taxi operator and his female passenger near Robins River in the parish, on Monday.

They have been identified as 34-year-old Eucal Dwyer, otherwise called 'Twin' taxi operator of New Works in Westmoreland, and 52-year-old Patricia Stewart, otherwise called 'Pat' , a farmer of Bog District also in Westmoreland.

It is reported that about 1:00 p.m., Dwyer was transporting Stewart from Savanna-la-Mar towards Whitehouse, when they were ambushed by armed men who opened fire on the vehicle.

Both occupants received multiple gunshot wounds and were later pronounced dead at hospital.

- Hopeton Bucknor 

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