(BARBADOS TODAY) – The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is investigating the stabbing death of one of its officers.
At 5:30 a.m. today, the RBPF responded to reports of a domestic disturbance in Kingsland, Christ Church and later found the lifeless body of 31-year-old Shane Welch just outside of his home. Barbados TODAY understands that a female police officer was at the centre of the dispute involving Welch and another man, believed to be her husband.
Since Welch’s death a video has been circulating on social media detailing the circumstances surrounding the apparent love triangle.
Police Public Relations Officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told Barbados TODAY that the news has come as a shock to the entire Force. Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith has condolences to Welch’s family, who have been floored by the news of his death.