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Homicide on Louis Street, Castries Dead Man Identified

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Elton Fontinelle of Morne Du Don, Castries.

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, about 4:00 p.m. officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department received a report of a shooting on Louis Street, Castries.

Elton Fontinelle was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital, after allegedly sustaining multiple gunshot wounds about the body, where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner. A post mortem examination is scheduled for today, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

During the said incident, four other individuals sustained injuries and are currently in stable condition.

One individual is currently in custody in relation to this incident.

Image: Hoards of curious onlookers after Bullets ripped through the busy Castries City
Hoards of curious onlookers after Bullets ripped through the busy Castries City

The Royal St. Lucia Police Force is appealing to anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the nearest police station, or the Criminal Investigations Department at 456 3770.

1 Comment

  1. The penalty for these crimes are too lenient. If a strong message is not sent
    and the severity of the penalty is not great enough for the required deterance
    then we are all playing games and kidding our selves.Just recently this Island was
    named the most beautiful Island in the Caribbean, no surprise to me, but there are
    elements out there, determined to destroy the good image of this Country. Some of
    them are just mindless humanoids with guns, others with a mind, but bent on evil to
    set fires to our Institutions, and sadly, someone wishing one to fall on his sward. Evil
    will reign be it in one with or without a Soul.
    May the Grace of Almighty God reign again upon St. Lucia that gave birth to me and to others. .

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