At about 10:05 pm on Monday, August 5, 2013, officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department were summoned to the scene of a shooting at Hospital Road, Castries.
On arrival, the officers made certain observations. They also received information that a male individual was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance. As a consequent they left for the said hospital.
Whilst at the Accident and Emergency Room of Victoria Hospital, the officers spoke to medical personnel where an update on the victim was provided, indicating he sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on arrival.
That male individual was later identified by police as 45-year-old William Francis, also known as Ghost, of Hospital Road, Castries.
A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date to determine the cause of death. An investigation into the matter continues.
Anyone with information pertaining to the homicide of William Francis should contact the Major Crimes Unit at 456 3754.