US expat shot dead in Morvant

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A 38-year-year-old US national was shot dead in Morvant on Sunday night.

Police said Hassan Sanchez, was in the backyard of his home at Granado Street, Sawmill Avenue, at around 10.45 pm when he was shot several times.

Sanchez's relatives heard the gunshots and found him bleeding on the ground.

Police went to the scene with a district medical officer, who declared Sanchez dead.

They said Sanchez had dual citizenship and had been a resident of the US since 2016.

Investigators from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are continuing enquiries.

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