Police have charged a resident of Dennery in connection with the death of a well-known homeless man, suspected to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident.
Dominic Emmanuel of Victoria Street, Dennery was charged on Saturday, August 8, 2015 with causing the death of 53-year-old Albert Sampson, better known as Bookuh, of no fixed address.
Sampson’s body, with severe injuries to the head, was discovered on Errad Road in Dennery on August 1, 2015 at around 5:30 a.m.
Police suspect he was the victim of a hit-and-run accident.
“There appeared to be a brake impression leading to the body,” police said in a press release.
Residents had told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that an unknown vehicle ran over ‘Bookuh’ and did not stop.
Meanwhile, Emmanuel was granted station bail and is scheduled to appear in the Dennery District Court on Monday, August 10.