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The St James police are probing the death of a JUTA bus operator who is believed to have shot himself at his home in the parish Tuesday morning.

Dead is 59-year-old Winston Sharpe of a Rosemount Gardens, St James address.

Reports are that about 8:00 am, family members heard a loud explosion and rushed into a room from where the sound came. Sharpe was seen lying in a pool of blood with his licensed firearm nearby.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The St James police are investigating.