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Missing man found in shallow grave

Also found murdered this past weekend was 21 year old Dristen Reyes of Teakettle Village. He had been reported missing two days before his decomposing body was found in a shallow grave in Camalotte Village. According to the Head of NCIB, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Joseph Myvette, no motive has been established, as police are following several leads.

ACP Joseph Myvette,Head CIB: “Police officers along with villagers from Tea Kettle conducted a search where they came upon a shallow grave which upon digging the grave the body of Dristen Reyes, a 20 year old laborer of Tea Kettle Village was found in an advanced state of decomposition. Dristen Reyes was last seen alive on 28th March and was reported missing on 29th March. Police have since detained three persons pending an investigation. Also an onsite postmortem was conducted where the cause of death was determined to be a single gunshot injury to the left side of the head. Police investigation into this matter continues and we are seeking the public’s assistance in any information they can provide to us in solving this matter would be highly appreciated by the police department.”

Reporter: The person detained is from the area, from the jurisdiction?

ACP Joseph Myvette,Head CIB: “Yes.”

Reporter: Any motive so far?

ACP Joseph Myvette,Head CIB: “Not as yet. The police are following several leads.”

ACP Myvette says investigators are not aware of any threats directed at Reyes.