An autopsy on the body of a man discovered in a house at Piaye on Monday, October 9, 2023, has concluded that he died from a gunshot wound to the head.
Police said the autopsy revealed multiple fractures to his skull and two penetrating wounds, one to the left side and one to the back of his head.
Investigators have identified the deceased as 54-year-old Piaye, Laborie resident Alexander Dane Brown, also known as ‘Danny’.
According to a police release, Laborie Police Station officers learned of a stench from Brown’s house.
When the officers entered the residence, they found the heavy equipment operator’s body on a mattress on the floor ‘in an advanced stage of decomposition’.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has appealed to anyone with information regarding Brown’s death to come forward.
The RSLPF says individuals with information may provide tips anonymously at the number 555.