Police were summoned to the scene of a suspected suicide at Morne Jacques, Choiseul, about 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017.
Matthew Joseph, a seventy (70) year old resident of Morne Jacques, was found suspended by the neck from a tree, by family members. About 11:00 a.m. that day, he had been reported as missing by relatives. Joseph was conveyed to the St. Jude Hospital, where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner.
A post mortem is scheduled for Monday, May 8, 2017.
The circumstances surrounding the death are currently under investigation.