Police have confirmed that a man who was found hanging in his house this morning is dead.
The deceased has been identified 22-year-old Philbert Felix aka Jimmy of Pierrot, Vieux Fort.
Police said Felix was discovered at about 11:00 this morning “suspended by a rope hanging from his ceiling”.
He was pronounced dead at St. Jude’s Hospital.
Police are investigating the incident as a suspected suicide.
St. Lucia News Online understands that Felix was a screening officer in departures for Sentinel Security at the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux Fort.
NOTE: It is alleged that he left a ‘suicide note’ but SNO will confirm this portion of information later.