Saint Lucia police have disclosed that nine people are assisting them with a probe into several recent murders in Vieux Fort.
They include the shooting deaths of 59-year-old Sylvanus Joseph and fifty-two- year old Dexter Vitalis, both of Westside Bayside, Vieux Fort.
CID Vieux Fort received the shooting report on Friday at about 6:30 pm.
Sylvanus Joseph and Dexter Vitalis were transported to St. Jude Hospital via ambulance, where a medical practitioner pronounced them dead.
Later on Friday, 43-year-old-year-old Marcus Charlery of Bruceville, Vieux Fort, was shot dead.
And the following day, the killings continued.
Sixty-six-year-old Eustace Roland of Martin Luther Street, Vieux Fort, sustained gunshot injuries and a medical practitioner at St. Jude Hospital later pronounced him dead.
The police have appealed for information regarding the recent fatal shootings.
“The Royal St. Lucia Police Force encourages anyone with information in relation to these incidents to contact the nearest police station, the Vieux Fort Police Station at 456-3905 or 285-2146 or the CRIME-Hotline at 555 for anonymous reporting,” a police statement said.