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Saint Lucia Police Identify Balata Homicide Victim


On Sunday, January 21, 2024, about 7:23 p.m., the Criminal Investigations Department in Castries received a report of a fatal shooting, which occurred at Balata, Castries.

The victim was conveyed to the Owen King European Union [OKEU] Hospital via private means, having sustained apparent gunshot injuries to his torso.

He succumbed to his injuries and a medical practitioner confirmed his death. The victim has been identified as twenty-nine-year-old (29) Gillian Talian alias ‘G.T’ of Balata Castries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Babonneau Police Station at 456-4120 or the Criminal Investigations Department at 456-3770.

Alternatively, anonymous tips can be provided by dialing 555 (the Crime Hotline) or by utilizing the RSLPF Crime Hotline Application, which is available in Google Play Store.

SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force

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  1. Could that be a gang retaliation thing going on with the guy that was shot dead by motor cycle probably a week ago?

  2. The Minister for Security needed to resign. Unfit and not competent to hold the position. Please resign immediately.

  3. Wow Anonymous, so it is the Minister of security that is having the gangs in St. Lucia? It appears that you and Juke Bois attended the same school. Do a little investigation and you will learn the root of the problem. What role Marijuana and cocaine play in our society? Is Martinique buying horse meat still?


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