UPDATED: Three arrested in connection with shooting death of Nereus ‘Cosol’ Francis

By SNO Staff

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(SNO) – Law enforcement sources have confirmed that three men were in police custody in connection with the death of popular taxi operator Nereus Francis, better known as ‘Cosol’, who died from a gunshot wound.

The men are believed to be in their 20s-30s.

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.

A post mortem examination later revealed that he died from a “gunshot wound to the chest with injuries to the right and left lung”.

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. Like seriously ppl have a f in problem that the family did whatever they did to bring justice for the hard working man who had no problem with nobody..... If it was y'all blodclat family or child an y'all had the opportunity to go to the gadea to bring the murderer forward y'all would.... The world has both good an bad.... I hate a volir an a murderer....

  2. Famllys with dirty hands nothing will happen to the guys for cosol death that's pay back for the devil's

  3. So you're saying that there's no way the RSLPF can do their job the right way. Is it any wonder that St. Lucia is going no where fast? Idiots calling for restore confidence, belief in 'dirty hands' and barking politicians. Lord put a foot because it seems too late for the hand

  4. Papa Letón can pray. You kill The Son that cared for him. Choe your ass.

  5. Well whatever the family did to bring the murders to justice I commend them way to go family. If she had to wait for jesus they would have never been caught.

  6. Tell then ella.. cauz the person dont know our family..(martinigue ????.do your reserch again. Pal..as about us and you will know.

    • ohhhhhhhh so yall have dirty hands hmmmmm i see. no wonder i remember someone say "take a look at cosol and tell me if he looking like a guy that not easy".
      i was wondering why he made that comment

  7. PASTOR Aristide


  8. These guys have no idea what they did and who the missed with don’t wake up sleeping dragons

  9. Good the sister told y'll soo

    • So what does it profit a man when he gains the whole world and suffer the loss of his soul? Sad if evil is involve because all of it is for a time Jehovah God is forever.

  10. yes finaly for yall to rot in jail. yall thought they would not get yall. the fella sister went martinique for yall and she gave yall time

    • Who told u Martinique pal.. u must have not known about that family. Do ur research

      • Oh yeah tell them to go to Martinique for me too so I can know what numbers to play tomorrow

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