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Family still at a loss over deadly shooting


Added 16 November 2019


Edward Watson (FILE)

It has been three years since handyman Edward “Eddie” Watson died at the hands of a gunman in Inch Marlow, Christ Church.

And his family members are still at a loss as to who pulled the trigger and why anyone would have wanted “the loving man” dead.

Watson, 48, a Dominican who came to Barbados 13 years prior to his death, was painting the residence of former Barbados and England cricketer Roland Butcher when he was gunned down.

It was around 1:30 in the afternoon of October 2016 when residents heard several loud explosions before they discovered Watson, a father of three, lying motionless in the patio.

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