The latest victim to Saint Lucia’s rising homicide rate is reported to be Jamal Frederick of Barre Denis in the quarter of Castries.
According to sources, the latest victim, in what has been described by many as an alarmingly high number of homicides so early in the year, was stabbed by a known individual. The incident occurred about 9:45 PM.
Barre Denis between is located between Deglos and Tourat, in the hills south of Bexon. Access can also be gained to that area from La Croix when heading south to Marigot.
This incident now brings the island’s homicides for the year to 19.
Police are investigating.