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TSTT increases reward to $100,000 for information into the shooting death of employee

Port of Spain,Trinidad - TSTT has increased the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the shooting death of TSTT employee Kenny Goddard. TSTT is now offering a $100,000 reward after Goddard was shot at a job site in Cocorite last night. Outside Plant Attendant Kenny Goddard was part of a 14-man TSTT crew installing cables in the vicinity of Mucurapo Road and along the Western Main Road on Sunday night. In accordance with TSTT policy, police officers were also on duty at the work site.

It is reported that around 11:30 PM Sunday night, while near the Peake's gas station, Mr. Goddard was approached by an unknown assailant and shot. It is also reported that the assailant escaped in a waiting car.

Mr. Goddard's colleagues rushed him to West Shore Medical Hospital a short distance away however he was pronounced dead at the hospital. This was a senseless, brutish, selfish attack and the act as well as the perpetrators are to be deplored. TSTT is co-operating fully with the Police in the conduct of their investigations to bring the individuals responsible to justice.

Mr. Goddard had been employed with TSTT for over 6 years and his colleagues have been traumatised by this shocking tragic incident. Executives from TSTT were at the hospital lending support and the affected employees will be given access to counsellors retained by TSTT to help them come to terms with this sad loss. This support will also be extended to Mr. Goddards family.

TSTT is encouraging anyone with information that can help the police investigation to come forward and share this information with the Police or call CrimeStoppers - 800-8477 (TIPS).