Police Update: Canadian National dies on Gros Piton

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 61 year old, Christopher Diachuk, a Canadian national who was vacationing in Soufriere.

According to reports, on Saturday, March 5, 2016 about 2:00 p.m. Diachuk went on an unauthorized hiking expedition on Gros Piton in Soufriere. Whilst there he encountered difficulty and lost consciousness.

He was transported to the Soufriere Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

A post mortem has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2016.