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Six murders over weekend

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PORT-OF-SPAIN – Six murders across the country over the weekend kept homicide officers busy, sending the murder toll to 250.Three women, one three months pregnant, were among the victims.On Saturday night, a couple were shot dead in Biche and a woman was shot dead by a relative in Cedros.Around 1 a.m. yesterday a gunman shot dead a teenager and wounded her friend at Pashley Street, Laventille.At that same hour, detectives were called out to investigate another shooting incident and found the body of a Las Cuevas man, with gunshot injuries, in Enterprise. He died 30 minutes later.Police are also investigating the murder of Jason Allsop, whose body was found on Saturday at the old train line in Marabella.The comparable murder toll for last year stood at 261, and the year closed off with 509 homicides.(Trinidad Express)