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Female murder victim found bound; man killed via shot to head

The body of a woman was found bound and thrown to the side of a road, and a man was shot in the head and killed yesterday in New Providence.

Around 7:15 a.m. police received a call from a passerby who discovered the young woman’s body. She was bound around the head and hands and left in a garbage bag a few feet off Jonathon Square Road, which is off Prince Charles Drive. Most of the woman’s head was covered with duct tape and she was stabbed to the right arm. She was dressed in long sweatpants and a shirt.

The Nassau Guardianwas informed that a copy of a March 10 article from this newspaper, on the murder of Omar Hanna, was found next to the body.

Hanna was shot multiple times about the body and left dead on a dirt road east of Bacardi Road.

Police are investigating the possibility that the homicides are connected.

The second homicide recorded yesterday took place at Exclusive Salon, Cordeaux Avenue and Ragged Island Street.

A 36-year-old man was shot in the head around 2:40 p.m. Police said a gunman approached the victim and shot him in the head.

The man died a short time after being taken to hospital for treatment, police said.

Police yesterday also released the names of two other homicide victims.

Renaldo D’Jon Appoleon, 20, of Fourth Street, Coconut Grove, collapsed and died at the junction of Fourth Street and Palm Tree Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday. He was stabbed during an altercation at the’It Is What It Is Barber Shop and Lounge’on Robinson Road and Fourth Street. Police said Appoleon fled the area where he was stabbed and collapsed a short time later.

Derick Johnson, 24, of Bowe Avenue, was shot to death Sunday around 10 p.m. on Bowe Avenue, Montell Heights.

Police said Johnson was standing near a residence when a vehicle approached and the occupants opened fire, hitting him in the head.

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