Young cricketer Adrian St John 'shot dead in Trinidad armed robbery'


A promising young British cricketer has been shot dead in an apparent armed robbery while on holiday in the Caribbean, according to reports.

Adrian St John, 22, is understood to have died in Trinidad on Sunday night.

West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle tweeted: "Such sad news to hear. My condolences to his family & friends. Adrian St John was the captain of the academy. #Sigh"

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are in contact with authorities following the death of a British national in Trinidad and are ready to provide consular assistance."