Police have now officially classified the death of Winston Brown, who was found in a refrigerator, as a homicide following the results of a post mortem.
Brown, the seventh homicide victim of the year, was discovered on Monday, April 15 at about 4 pm inside a home he shared with his mother and sister in Rodney Bay, Gros Islet.
Relatives say the 41-year-old, who was last seen alive over a week ago, was discovered in a refrigerator.
Reliable sources say Brown sustained wounds to his head and hands, and his body was partially decomposed.
Police said a post mortem done on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 indicated that Brown died of hemorrhagic shock secondary to multiple incisions to the hands.
Police said investigation into the matter continues.
Other homicides for 2013
Tita Wilfred: 61-year-old Belvedere Street, Vieux Fort found with her head squashed in an abandoned building at the Vieux Fort Industrial Estate at about 8 a.m. on April 11. No one has been arrested.
Krystal Felix: The 22-year-old Reduit, Gros Islet resident was shot and killed on April 1, 2013 at about 7:30 p.m. at Auberge Seraphine. Nathan Duncan, aka Q of Grass Street, Castries, has been charged in connection with her death.
Annie Fortune: The 49-year-old of Conway, Castries was stabbed to death at the Fisheries Complex on March 19, 2013, at about 9 pm. Philomena Ezra King, 49, of Vigie, Castries was charged for the murder.
Nathan Uria Stanislaus: The 27-year-old Grande Ravine, Dennery resident succumbed to a stab wound to chest on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at about 4:40 am. One man was in police custody assisting with investigations.
Simone Leandra Garnier: The 47-year-old resident of Bisee, Castries was discovered behind a house in her community at about 7:30 am on Friday, February 1, 2013. She was lying face down in a pool of blood. Her legs were bound together and her throat slashed. No one has been arrested in relation to this incident.
Danley Leon: The 25-year-old Corinth, Gros Islet resident was stabbed in the chest area during an altercation on Saturday, January 19, 2013. Tevin James aka Jingles of Grand Riviere has been charged with causing his death.