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(SNO) – A male suspect is in custody as police investigate the Tuesday afternoon murder of a woman in Cap Estate, Gros Islet.
The suspect is reportedly in his late 70s and the woman was in her 60s, according to sources.
The victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, was killed during an alleged domestic dispute with the suspect.
According to sources, she sustained stab wounds and severe head injuries. One source told our newsroom that the woman’s head was “bashed in” with a brick.
The incident occurred at a residence at Flamboyant Crescent, Cap Estate, Gros Islet, near the St. Lucia Golf and Country Club.
Her body was reportedly found in the roadway.
Emergency services have confirmed that they responded to a report of a “head trauma” incident at 4:51 p.m.
This is the 16th homicide of 2018.
SNO extends its condolences to the deceased’s family and friends.
Check for more updates later.