Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Austin Elson Gloster, 35 years old, labourer of Barrouallie that occurred about 9:15am on 17.10.2020.

According to investigations, members of the Major Crime Unit (MCU) were alerted about a shooting incident in Pauls Avenue. On arrival at the scene, Gloster’s lifeless body was met with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

The District Medical Officer (DMO) pronounced him dead and the Coroner gave permission to remove the body. A postmortem examination will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Gloster’s death marks the 24th homicide for the year 2020.