‘Bring killers to justice’
CASTRIES – External Affairs Minister Sarah Flood-beaubrun says those responsible for the murder of a woman last week need to be ‘hounded’ and brought to justice.
“They must feel the full weight of the law descending upon them, and I think it is a responsibility of every St Lucia citizen to do what we have to do to find the perpetrators,” the minister, who is also an attorney, told a news conference yesterday.
Saadia Byron, 32, was reported missing since Thursday night. The mother of three was found murdered on Saturday, her semi-nude body roughly 100 yards from her home buried in a shallow grave made of rocks.
Relatives of the Laborie woman said she had made several reports to police of threats to her life by the father of her last child but no action appeared to have been taken.
Police said that their records show that Byron had later requested that no action be taken in connection with the report.
They said two men had been taken into custody in connection with the incident. (CMC)