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Double murder rocks Burrell Boom

BURRELL BOOM VILLAGE, Thurs. Nov. 11, 2021 — On Thursday, November 11, at around 1:30 p.m., a double homicide was reported in Burrell Boom Village. Police were immediately dispatched to Matilda Mini Mart, which they later identified as the scene of the crime. Two victims were found riddled with bullets in the small store in the typically quiet village.

The assailant? Residents reported seeing a man mounted on a motorcycle, who later entered the store and fired a barrage of bullets at Dennis Brown, the handyman at the store, and Kendra Miguel, the store’s cashier. Both persons, co-workers and residents of Burrell Boom, passed away.

Police are now trying to piece together the information they’ve gathered so far, and have one eyewitness, a female patron who was in the store at the time. They have confirmed that this heinous crime was not an act of robbery, but in fact a coldblooded execution.

They believe the intended target was Dennis Brown, the male worker at the store, but are uncertain about the motive for the murder at this time. The young lady who was behind the cash register was simply collateral damage, they say. Police found a large number of expended shells on the scene, which suggests a clear intent to kill.

Rumors are that the shooting was an act of retaliation, according to ASP Alejandro Cowo, who says they are now looking into a prior incident which took place some time ago in the village. Cowo said that a crime of this nature has not been recorded in Burrell Boom for some years now.

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