Police Update: Police Shooting at Marigot

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, Gilroy Gaston, was formally charged in relation to the shooting death of thirty nine (39) year old Yves Rene alias “Nazarene” of Fond Mange, Marigot.

Gilroy Gaston was charged for the offence of Death caused by gross negligence or recklessness, Contrary to Section 92 of the Criminal Code Chapter 3.01 of the Revised Laws of St. Lucia 2013. He was subsequently bailed in the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) cash or suitable surety.

The following are also conditions of his bail: to surrender all travel documents and identification card, not to apply for travel documents without the courts permission, not to leave the state without courts permission and to report to the Micoud Police Station between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, during a police operation, at Fond Mange, Marigot, Yves Rene was fatally shot. A post mortem examination conducted upon the body revealed that he died as a result of brain and neck injury secondary to shot gun injury.


  1. Society
    February 18, 2017 at 8:06 am

    Welcome to st.lucia.. like all the other police that are charged….nothing will be done bout that…cause if was me or you.. for sure we will spend at list 5years on remand bodelair prison…then maybe our case will be called

  2. Anonymous
    February 18, 2017 at 8:24 am

    Thats so true

  3. Anonymous
    February 18, 2017 at 8:48 am

    Please bring in special independent prosecutors from outside the country to prosecute. WE DON’T TRUST OUR POLICE AND MAGISTRATES AND JUDGES

  4. Anonymous
    February 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

    That is one of the reasons the víctima sometimes tales matters on yo their one hands because the policemen always go free

  5. Anonymous
    February 18, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    When the so call Criminals Shoot innocent persons in you all presence no Comments .When is the police whether on or off Duty it’s a problem

  6. Jab
    February 18, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Wisec up and stop making bad Comments about our one and only police Force

  7. Jab
    February 18, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    99.9percent the so called Criminals never get arrested because they know the public don’t come forward to give information .But as long is a police officer everyone know whether they were present or liming by the market involved in PBL