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Police and funeral home staff remove Primus’ body from the scene in New Montrose on Thursday. (IWN photo)

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Businessman Cameron “Dotcom” Primus of Arnos Vale was found dead in Walker Piece, New Montrose early Thursday morning inside a taxi among some bushes.

“It appears as though he has a gunshot wound to the head,” Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department, Superintendent of Police Ruth Jacobs told reporters at the scene.

The deceased, Cameron "Dotcom" Primus. (Photo: Facebook)
The deceased, Cameron “Dotcom” Primus. (Photo: Facebook)

Primus, 38, manages Tree House Bar in Arnos Vale.

He is said to have also operated the taxi in which his body was found.

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The taxi, a car, was among some bushes about 50 feet from the road.

It had some damage to the left side, including a broken wing mirror.

The area where the body was found, inside the car. (IWN photo)
The area where the body was found, inside the car. (IWN photo)

Police responding to a call sometime between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday found Primus dead in the car, Jacobs told reporters.

The death, the eighth homicide this year, brings to three the number of murders in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since Saturday, the fourth of which occurred this month.

The car, a taxi, in which Primus's body was found. (IWN photo)
The car, a taxi, in which Primus’s body was found. (IWN photo)

Orantel Clarke, a 23-year-old labourer, of Langley Park, died on the spot after he received a gunshot wound to the right side of his abdomen around 12:44 a.m. on Monday in his village.

Ronique Phillips, a 20-year-old bartender of Chester Cottage was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Hospital after he sustained stab wounds to his chest and back on Saturday at a bar in Byera that hosted a karaoke event.

On May 1, Aljay Douglas, a 25-year-old labourer of Campden Park, died on Friday after receiving two bullets at an event dubbed, “Water, Soca and Alcohol”, held at the Campden Park Playing Field.