of enjoying themselves at a family day that was planned for yesterday,
relatives of 24-year-old Daren Serroux were preparing themselves
for his funeral.
a tug operator and part-time student, of Exchange Lot in Couva,
was shot in the head as he sat in his car at Duncan Village, San
believe he was killed by someone he knew.
has been ruled out, as they found jewelry and other valuables on
tip-off lead police to the body around 1 am. Police said Serrouxs
Almera was parked on the side of the road, near an industrial and
auto supplies business.
checking, they found him in the drivers seat with a single
gunshot wound to the head.
him as the son she never had, his aunt Mary Blackman said she did
not know who would want him dead. Blackman said he worked with a
construction company and attended Trinizuela College in San Fernando.
parents lived abroad and he had no siblings, his aunt said.
said she last spoke to him on his cellphone around 7.30 pm on Friday.
were planning to have a family day in Mayaro today (Saturday). His
cousin is here on holidays and he is leaving at the end of the month.
But I called him to tell him that it was not coming off.
said he suggested they have a barbecue instead. He said he
was coming back up by his uncle (in Balmain).
Blackman said when she woke up yesterday morning she did not see
him. She said she began calling his cellphone and his friends. She
said shortly after a relative told her he was dead.
did not know what he was doing in Duncan Village, but she said he
had relatives living in Pleasantville.
of San Fernando Homicide Bureau are investigating. (SW)