Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a forty nine (49) year old resident of Morne Panache, Dennery, namely, Clayton Justin.
Officers attached to the Richfond Police Station received a report reference to a chopping at Morne Panache, Grande Riviere, Dennery, about 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017. Clayton Justin allegedly received a single slash wound to the neck during a physical altercation. He was later pronounced dead on the scene by a medical practitioner.
A post mortem is to be scheduled for a later date. An individual is in custody assisting the police with investigations in this matter.
This is the sixteenth homicide for the year 2017.