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The Hunt Is On For The Killer Of Brianna McKoy Ricky Troopers Daughter

Written by on April 12, 2023

(ReggaeVibeMedia.com) – The daughter of legendary sound system selector Ricky Trooper was murdered on April 6 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. According to police in that New England community, 23 year-old Brianna Destiny McKoy was found lifeless inside her apartment. Police said they were called to McKoy’s building at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, when they discovered she had been shot to death. According to the investigators, her death is being investigated as a homicide. Police additionally discovered an infant there who was unhurt. They stated that Derrick Francis, who was dating McKoy and is regarded as “armed and dangerous,” is the subject of an active manhunt. According to the police, Francis has a history of arrests in New York and is well-known to frequent the Bronx and North End of Bridgeport.

Ricky Trooper (real name Garfield McKoy) thanked his supporters in a seven-minute IG video for their support as he attempts to cope with the death of his daughter. He also had this to say:

“A di first my phone ever so clog up. People a call from all over the world. It hot. Mi a go chu a trying time,” he said. “Mi use to hear dem thing yah happen to people and mi say ‘yow wonder why dem things deh happen’ and me wish say mi wouldn’t find myself inna da position deh but such is life and dem say nuh question di Almighty. It rough but mi a wul’ it,” said the distraught selector.

Ricky Trooper still showed up for Easter weekend performances in Jamaica despite the troubling news.

Many of those is the Reggae music fraternity sent their condolences out to the World Clash winning selector through social media. One of the most widely known artist to voice concern was David Brooks aka.. the Gully Gad Mavado; who made the post via his official IG account.

This Bloodclatt boy kill my friend daughter in her sleep Jah know star I know this little girl as a baby I use to go to her dad’s apartment to do music when she was just a couple months old 😩my fans my people we can’t make a man like this getaway. @rickytrooper876

 

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Anyone with information on either case is asked to call Det. Keith Hanson at 203-581-5243, Det. Brian Coyne at 203-581-5223 or the Bridgeport Police tips line at 203-567-TIPS.

Police urge anyone in an abusive relationship to call the Bridgeport Police Domestic Violence Unit at 203-581-5100 or the Center for Family Justice.


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