Police Press Department Releases Update on Latest Homicides
Apost mortem was conducted on the body of Yves Rene, a thirty-nine-year-old resident of Fond Mange, Marigot, who succumbed to injuries sustained during a shooting incident involving the police, on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The post mortem examination, conducted by Dr. Stephen King, revealed that Yves Rene died as a result of brain and neck injury secondary to shot gun injury.
A post mortem was also conducted upon the body of Dylan Joseph, a twenty-five-year-old resident of Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, who succumbed to injuries sustained during a stabbing incident at Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The post mortem examination, conducted by Dr. Stephen King, revealed that Dylan Joseph died as a result of cardiac tamponade secondary to a stab wound to the chest.
Joseph was the seventh homicide for the year 2017.
In other news, investigations are underway following the death of a man from Bois Patat, Morne Du Don. Police received a report with reference to a shooting at Bois Patat at about 11:45 a.m. on Monday, January 9, 2017. Twenty-seven-year-old Uriaus Anthony was found beneath a shed, with multiple apparent gunshot injuries.
He was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner on the scene.
Uriaus’s death marked homicide number eight for the year 2017.