Another homi­cide

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

On Thurs­day night Saint Lu­cia recorded yet another homi­cide. Thir­tysix year old Barthelmy Cox, also known as Diego or BB Boy, was fa­tally shot at his res­i­dence in Ciceron, Castries.

In­for­ma­tion reach­ing the STAR is that Cox per­sis­tently tried to get his daugh­ter away from an abu­sive re­la­tion­ship with a young male. On Thurs­day Cox ap­par­ently in­ter­vened dur­ing a fra­cas be­tween his daugh­ter and her boyfriend when he was shot in the chest and killed.

Eye­wit­nesses say that fol­low­ing a quar­rel the boyfriend of Cox’s daugh­ter left after be­ing asked to do so by Cox, but not be­fore mak­ing threats. It is al­leged that he re­turned a few min­utes later with another male and started fir­ing shots from near the home where the fa­ther lived with his daugh­ter.

Sev­eral shots were said to have been fired at Cox who con­fronted the men and was shot in the chest. His daugh­ter man­aged to es­cape un­harmed. Up to press time the sus­pects were yet to be ap­pre­hended by the po­lice.

Barthelmy Cox was shot by known as­sailants on

Thurs­day.

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