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Man gunned down in Silver Sands

pages 4&5 murder victim Markley Williams

Markley Williams was fatally shot last night.

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 40-year-old Christ Church man in his neighbourhood last night.

Markley Williams was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant.

Lawmen say he was walking near his McClean Gap, Silver Sands home around 9 pm when he was accosted and then shot.

Williams was transported by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

30 Responses to Man gunned down in Silver Sands

  1. Kim K Smith
    Kim K Smith August 20, 2014 at 8:05 am

    What’s wrong with us? Why are we killing our men? God help us….

  2. Poetry Dancer
    Poetry Dancer August 20, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Island of the gun

  3. Dean Scantlebury
    Dean Scantlebury August 20, 2014 at 8:17 am

    You are shooting the wrong people folks! NAKED DEPARTURE – The Trilogy Series

  4. Ali Cat
    Ali Cat August 20, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Salty Fish

  5. Ali Cat
    Ali Cat August 20, 2014 at 8:45 am

    R.i.p. Markley

  6. Sheldon Sargeant
    Sheldon Sargeant August 20, 2014 at 9:22 am

    Rip markley

  7. Ryan Bayne
    Ryan Bayne August 20, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Another day you hear a murder. What is Barbados coming to? Then again people like Miguel sang about it already. This nation is becoming a Gun Town.

  8. Donna Morgan
    Donna Morgan August 20, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Leave jamaica out yu,ll foolishness that’s y u don’t know what is happening in ur country because yu”l spend too much time looking into what’s happining else where and try to compair a life is a life no matter were its taken bim is out of control clean it up

    • Shirley Garnes
      Shirley Garnes August 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm

      The whole of the Caribbean needs a gun clean up and so does the rest of America.

  9. Bernard Walker
    Bernard Walker August 20, 2014 at 10:48 am

    woo help find killer

  10. Beverly Gerber
    Beverly Gerber August 20, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Wow too close to home !! Take care of those two precious children !!!!!

  11. Shirley Garnes
    Shirley Garnes August 20, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Interesting. Want to live like the Americans so much. Now you have the violence just like them.

  12. Brewster August 20, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Totally agree as I have returned from a five week holiday there after 13 years. Big changes for the worst unfortunately. Did not recognise Barbados at all, yes big shot condo’s continue to go up as the poorer get poorer and can’t buy land.
    Found feteing and partying is the number one thing.People are prepared to throw away money on brazilian weaves and rent fast cars instead of buying food, rum is the cheapest thing around and lots drink themselves silly. Litter bugs are in full force and no one does anything. Barbados has changed big time in general. Where has your PRIDE gone? Where is the govt.? Where are the people, police, leaders? What is border control doing regards to illegal guns. Hello, is anybody there? The place is becoming a corrupt, gun-toting hell of a place! WAKE UP!!!!!!! get the place back on track before it’s too lates or people just like me will not pick Barbados as a first choice future destination.

  13. jr smith August 20, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    Well most west indians/bajans want to be like the Yeh,Man big country,Uncle Sam,you have it deal with it. Barbados have become just as disfunctional as the US.
    Our women are just as fat and obeste,a raging ghetto mentality is in place. The mess barbados is in, must be placed soley on the shoulders of bajans.
    They have lost they culture,to religions which have no economic value what so ever, the only persons who benefit those outfits are people like Benny Hinn, his worth $500 millions.
    Waiting for divine intervention.

  14. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce August 20, 2014 at 4:35 pm

    Amaria Maria, We live in the UK and visit Barbados annually. We could of had a holiday in Canada, but we decided to visit BIM and spend our cash in the island that we love. We are not frightened to visit our main concern is why are the gun rate crime is increasing for such a small island? Your bread and butter is Tourism, you don’t produce or have a manufacturing industry. So what are you going to do let the lawless morons ruin the island? Never mind the UK or America they have the resources to do what they have to do. I forget wanna don’t like Bajans that live and work hard in the UK to give advice or tell wanna anything that’s why the country is in the state it is in. By the way, I’m BRITISH.

    • Veroniva Boyce
      Veroniva Boyce August 20, 2014 at 5:12 pm

      Amaria Maria, when I state British Bajan – those who travelled on British Passport before Bim became independent and Barbadian descendants. The group attended Diaspora Conference held this month, not one person on the panel including Heknows The Sleeping Giant had NO interest in anything said by the UK group. But yet they had the nerve to ask the group to invest in Bajan Companies. British and Barbadians that live in the UK spend more money when visiting the island than other foreign tourist. The Black Americans are bringing in the barrels of food when visiting they have no intentions of spending 5 cents. Too late to seek our advice, the donkey already gone down the ABC High and stick to the traditional saying when advice is given ‘you ain’t saying nothing’. All we can do is to continue to promote Barbados as a holiday destination because we have no intentions in up setting you all with constructive advice. I leave you all in the hands of The Sleeping Giant.

    • Veroniva Boyce
      Veroniva Boyce August 20, 2014 at 5:21 pm

      There is no excuse under the sun Barbados. Pick up a fork or a hoe and work the land. Barbadian suppose to be highly educated but some where along the line some of the citizens lack common sense. Don’t wait for hands out get up and help each other.

  15. Levi Mayers
    Levi Mayers August 20, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    Rip young man…another life snuffed out…just so sad

  16. Queenie ShaSha
    Queenie ShaSha August 20, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    ms woodley…many bajanz spend thousands to go usa and uk for summer…and walk thr streets in fear….crime is everywhere ..any man can make up his mind to do evil…

  17. Geoquip August 21, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Always using Jamaica and Trinidad to feel better about allyuh issues.

    What a stupid comparison,T&T continues to enjoy record visitor arrivals,for both business and tourism,.

    The dynamics are very totally different,Barbados is too small for these kinds of activities,everything intersects. You’re attacking,robbing and killing tourists,that’s like T&T blowing up their own Oil and Gas facilities.

    Please don’t try to trivialize Bim’s current issues,as a Trini I saw Bim as a place where I could come and let my guard down,but it seems that you are more likely to get robbed and shot randomly in Bim than in T&T where serious crimes such as robberies etc are at a 30 year low,UNBELIEVABLE.

    You people got work to do,that place is festering and you cannot believe it would simply go away,it wouldn’t.

    So instead of looking for misery company,I suggest you,everyone of you get up and take back BIM before it’s too late.

    It’s glaring now,it’s ridiculous now,and you’re accepting it. Run those guys outta town.YOU CAN!

    • Geoquip August 21, 2014 at 8:33 am

      RIP sir.

  18. Geoquip August 21, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Raymond you are correct,I much rather stay home than go to a place where I can be killed for my stuff as a visitor..Bajans are forgetting that the sand and blue water thing is no longer the ultimate tourism option,it’s like McDonald’s and Cheffette’s,it’s a dime a dozen,and there are more ‘exotic’ and safer destinations to pursue sand and sea.

    What you gonna fall back on BIM?

  19. kelvin August 21, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    listen we need to stop looking and comparing what gine on in other islands and clean our mess up. you cannot compare crime in Bim and Ja because of the literacy rate of bim is 95% while in Ja its about 70% and kingston population is half of barbados.with that being said clean your house and stop worring what other territories are going through. CRIME IS EVERY WHERE and unfortunately that young man got caught up. RIP brother.

  20. brewster August 22, 2014 at 7:14 am

    Just read that the guy had already been shot before. Seems as if we are not dealing with an angel. Nevertheless, it is still sad. BIM needs some serious policing and educating as 19 people for this year is way too many.


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