A Morvant family is today left to attend to funeral arrangements for both a teenager and an elderly matriarch- this after the 17 year old boy, identified as Akil Ken James was shot and killed last evening.
Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that upon hearing the news of her grandson’s murder, the elderly woman suffered a heart attack and died.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding James’ murder, this after his body was found by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force near a basketball court in Chinapoo Village, Morvant.
Police say the young man’s corpse bore several gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead at the scene by the district medical officer.
James had only recently been placed in the care of his grandmother – this after being released from a juvenile home.