PRESS RELEASE – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a twenty one (21) year old resident of New Extension, Micoud, namely David Egarnest.
Officers attached to the Micoud Police Station received a report reference to a stabbing, at the Micoud Playing Field, about 10:00p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017.
Egarnest was conveyed to the St. Jude Hospital via ambulance and he succumbed due to his injuries on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
A post mortem examination was conducted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, by Dr. Heather Emmanuel, which revealed that he died as a result of hemoperitoneum resulting from injuries to the liver and abdominal aorta secondary to stab wound to the abdomen.
One individual is currently in police custody in relation to this incident. Investigations into this matter are continuing.
This was the thirty third homicide for the year 2017.