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Salt Spring Islander murdered in Melaque

Posted by Myranda O'Byrne on January 4, 2012, 8:41 am

I am so distressed to hear that Robin Wood, a friend of Arvid Chalmers, was shot and killed after returning to Melaque from La Manzanilla where Arvid was playing for the Cisco Amigos fundraiser. There were 2 men in masks, armed robbers, who were there commiting a burglary. Robin tried to stop them and he was shot in the chest,killed immediately. Robin was 67 years old and a long time resident of Salt Spring Island. He was a mechanic and also the owner of Beddis Street Garage. Arvid is quite upset; the 2 men escaped and the police seem to be blase about the whole thing. This will definately have an effect on Canadians planning to visit this area.

  • Salt Spring Islander murdered in Melaque - Myranda O'Byrne January 4, 2012, 8:41 am
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