Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department received a report reference to a stabbing at Pavee, Castries, about 4:50 a.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017. Charles Augustin, who allegedly sustained two stab wounds to the left side of his torso, was found beneath his residence. He was later pronounced dead on the scene by a medical practitioner.
A post mortem is scheduled for later today. Investigations are continuing into this matter.
This is the fourteenth homicide for the year 2017.