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Canaries youth charged for fatal stabbing

By MERRICK ANDREWS, St. Lucia News Online staff reporter/editor

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Flermius (left) has been charged with causing the death of Joseph

A man has been charged in connection with the April 29, 2019 killing of a former youth leader in Canaries.

Christo Ethan Flermius, 20, of Floravilla, Canaries was arrested and charged on Thursday, May 2 for causing the death of 24-year-old Kadeem Joseph, also a resident of Floravilla, Canaries, who was stabbed during an altercation on April 29, about 6 p.m., on Dix Street, Canaries, police said in a news release on Monday.


Joseph was later pronounced dead on arrival at the Soufriere Hospital, police said.

A brief video of the aftermath of the stabbing went viral. It shows a motionless and bleeding Joseph being attended to by residents.

Joseph was known for his involvement in community activities in Canaries, particularly among the youth.

In 2016, he was elected president of ProjectCan Reloaded, a youth organization in Canaries.

Joseph in this 2016 Facebook photo

Meanwhile, the release said Flermius was remanded in custody after he appeared at the First District Court.

He is scheduled to reappear in court on June 19, 2019, police said.

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  1. Dem nah bad, dem ah fool...........Movado

  2. They r all so lost I strongly blame the parents of theses children for not directing them in the right path

  3. Why are the young men of our society all turning into side purse carrying, under educated , saggy pants niggers. Why...just why... the young men of our society have been forgotten. All eyes are on the rights and well being of women. What about the men!!!!

    • Because the people especially men need to return to serving their creator . Man that is absent of the true God is an animal really


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