Tobago has recorded its eighth murder. Dead is 40-year-old PH taxi driver, Dean O’Neil. The victim was a resident of Delaford, Tobago.
Reports state that the incident occurred shortly after 1am on Thursday as O’neil was driving along a trace off Canaan Feeder Road. He was reportedly shot by a lone gunman and was subsequently found by residents of the area, slumped behind the wheel of his red Mitsubishi Lancer.
It is understood that CCTV footage shows a a white vehicle pulling alongside O’neil’s vehicle, a man exiting with a firearm, firing several shots at O’neil before returning to his vehicle and speeding off.
O’Neil received several shots about the body and died at the scene.
An autopsy is scheduled to be performed. Police say they are working on several theories and motives for the killing.