(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Bernard Edmund of Diamond, Soufriere, as a result of an incident which occurred on Wednesday May 23, 2018, about 3:00 p.m. at Diamond, Soufriere.
Bernard Edmund, a fifty-seven (57) year old sustained injuries about the body as a result of an altercation with a known individual. Bernard Edmund was conveyed to the Estang Wellness Centre via ambulance and was later pronounced dead by a medical practioner.
A post mortem examination is scheduled for Thursday, May 24, 2018.
One individual is currently in police custody in relation to this incident.
Investigations are continuing into this matter.
This was the eleventh (11) recorded homicide for the year 2018.
The Royal St. Lucia Police Force wishes to extend condolences to the bereaved family and friends.