(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Elton Fontinelle of Morne Du Don, Castries.
On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, about 4:00 p.m. officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department received a report of a shooting on Louis Street, Castries.
Elton Fontinelle was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital, after allegedly sustaining multiple gunshot wounds about the body, where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner. A post mortem examination is scheduled for today, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.
During the said incident, four other individuals sustained injuries and are currently in stable condition.
One individual is currently in custody in relation to this incident.
The Royal St. Lucia Police Force is appealing to anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the nearest police station, or the Criminal Investigations Department at 456 3770.