BREAKING NEWS: Nereus ‘Cosol’ Francis was murdered – post mortem confirms

By SNO Staff

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(SNO) – A post mortem examination conducted on the body of taxi driver and tour operator Nereus Francis alias “Cosol” on Thursday, July 12 has revealed that he died from a gunshot wound, according to reliable sources.

According to the post mortem, Francis died as a result of “bilateral hemothoraces secondary to gun shot wound to the chest with injuries to the right and left lung”.

The 51-year-old resident of La Retraite, Gros Islet, who is originally of La Guerre, Babonneau, died on Monday, July 9, under suspicious circumstances.

According to a police press release, “Officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station proceeded to the La Feuillet, Gros Islet Road, about 10:40 p.m. on Monday, July 09, 2018. On arrival, the body of Nereus Francis was discovered beneath his Toyota Land Cruiser Prado registration number TX 825 and appeared to be lifeless. Medical assistance was sought and he was pronounced dead at the Victoria Hospital by a medical practitioner.”


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  1. Devastated to hear this news. I am a UK based travel agent and have just been told of this from one of my many customers Nereus assisted. A true gentleman and a credit to the island and our industry. Will be sadly missed. RIP.


  2. RIP Cosol! Sad to hear that you went that way. I knew about you through tourists reviews on the Internet. Wish his family the best during this sad time.


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