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One in custody for Bagatelle homicide

By SNO Staff

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Michael Pooran in this 2014 wedding day photo (Facebook)

(SNO) — A Guyanese national is dead following a stabbing incident in Bagatelle, Castries on Sunday afternoon, and one person is in custody assisting with investigations.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Michael Pooran, originally from Guyana but living in Bagatelle.

According to a press release, police officers attached to the Marchand Police Station responded to the incident at 5 a.m.

Pooran reportedly sustained several stab wounds during an alleged altercation.

He was transported by ambulance to Victoria Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.


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