POLICE PRESS RELEASE – About 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station received a report of a lifeless male on a bed at a guesthouse on Marie Therese Street in Gros Islet.
The male was transported to the Gros Islet Poly Clinic where he was pronounced dead. Officers were able to identify this male as 61-year-old Richard Gordon Proffit, a Guyanese national vacationing here in St. Lucia.
Proffit was last seen about 1:00 p.m. that same day in his room. A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date.
Police has suspected no foul play but is conducting an investigation into this matter.