Mother of murder suspect says her son is innocent

The mother of Grande Riviere murder suspect, Rawl Casimir, has declared that her son is innocent.

Casimir made his first court appearance at Gros Islet last week Friday and is scheduled to make another appearance in court next month.

“My son have to hold strong because he knows he is innocent,” the mother said.

Casimir was charged with causing the death of Seame Cherry, known as ‘Shem’ and ‘Snake Oil’, who was shot at Piat, Grande Riviere, Gros Islet on June 10, 2017.

(Seame Cherry)

According to the mother of the murder suspect, her son was charged by the police on Tuesday of last week.

(Rawl Casimir)

“All of the fellas were in a party -they had a shooting – Snake Oil or whatever and they say is Rawl and another boy, but Rawl never run nowhere – if somebody shoot somebody, the person not hide?” She reasoned.

She declared that her 23 year old son has been walking about everywhere since the fatal shooting and has never been in trouble with the police.

The mother said she wants justice to prevail.

Casimir’s sister, Leona Casimir, described her brother as a calm individual – a ‘home person’ who loves children.

(Leona Casimir)

She also declared her brother’s innocence.

“My brother does not go anywhere – he is just somebody who would stay in the area – if somebody have a party in the area and his friend invite him he would go to the party, but he don’t go out – he don’t go Friday night,” Leona explained.

“My brother don’t have any trouble with nobody since he born, “the sister declared, adding that her brother was never in a fight at school.

“I don’t know why they would want to pin something on my brother that he never commit,” she said.

The sister said she was at the party where the shooting took place.

She said she heard gunshots, after which a man staggered outside and fell to the ground.



  1. Smurf
    July 17, 2017 at 11:38 am

    I knew it, look at her damn face, talking about her son is innocent, the upholder is worse than the thief.
    You’re so right mom he wad a good boy, nice and sweet to everyone, just a little troublesome, but better than a choir boy.
    Woman your son is a delinquent killer

  2. Lime Juice
    July 17, 2017 at 11:41 am

    He was a good boi, he dindu nuffin

  3. Anonymous
    July 17, 2017 at 11:45 am

    Lord ..Lord.Lord.put a hand in ST Lucia it’s time to wipe out the face of the Earth.too much people are just killing each other..Woy ..Woy..Woy..St Lucia is worse than Jamaica now..what in the world in.going on.the Father knows everything. Just live it in his hands..Woooooy. Wooooooy. Yooo[y…Jesus.Come and wipe off the face of the Earth.too much abomination Woooooooy

  4. Anonymous
    July 17, 2017 at 11:58 am

    Tha5s all families say when something like this happen..always a good boy..well if you know who , tell it to the police so your brother can be free…were you by the road when ahem got shot . Mom and sister answer this question..daban soutuwez viciess..your turns will come you can go to your obier man ..we dealing with prayer the master of all evil .the pain of his children loosing their father will follow you and all generations! All is in God’s hands..justic will be served.

  5. Destiny's child
    July 17, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Sheme Cherry got what he deserved. He was a mennice to society. I feel sorry for Rawl Casimir. But sheme had to die the way he die.

    1. Hmmmm
      July 17, 2017 at 12:49 pm

      Yes because u are God,u know how ppl supposed to go, shem has no worries now, so worry about how u will go

  6. sharon terrell
    July 17, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    My girl you said that your brother dont go out.He stay in the area.You said if his friend invite him to a party he will go.Now let me understand the term and definition of dont go out.It means not going anywhere,maybe work and church.Well that night he went out.Am guessing no body knew the don’t go out brother of yours ,wrong person.Witnesses giving false information.Your brother lucky to just go out in 1 night after not ever goung out,he just stay in the area,and to have gotten in so much hot water.Youll will stop swearing for you’ll children and families.I know your brother innocent because dead man don’t talk.

  7. sharon terrell
    July 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    Jamaica murder rate is at 725 person dead, and we in the middle of the year .1 person die every four hours in jamaica.St.lucia not even close,Trinidad abd also include Guyana.These islands are way bigger.St.lucia though is way to small for such high crime rate.Its to close for comfort.

    1. boogoos
      July 17, 2017 at 5:10 pm

      How big are these countries? What’s the population of these countries? (Words deleted)

    2. Anonymous
      July 17, 2017 at 7:20 pm

      @Sharon Terrell, the population of Jamaica, Trinidad and Guyana is much more than St. Lucia. Stop comparing the number of these murders in those countries to St. Lucia. One murder in St. Lucia is one too many if you ask me.

  8. Anonymous
    July 17, 2017 at 2:07 pm

    Shut the hell up…their you its a Small Island.and many are being need to go Clean your house get a job you are to Ideal..learn a trade do something. .any thing..sell Some empty bottles..Soon God will whipe the face of the earth. Get A Life

  9. Sulphur
    July 17, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    Rest in peace shem.haitians and africans will do the rest.

  10. Anonymous
    July 17, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    Yes my boo.. whoever kill my nephew shem cherry must and will pay without we touch any of them with our hands. Money talks.

  11. B
    July 17, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    The Mother Said He’s innocent .Miss why was he at the party .They had the Crime Recorded on their phone and hes innocent .You know very well .That’s. just Dirty tricks up yiur Sleeve so When the So called Human Rights view your lies. they will.Come onboard with you.Your Daughter said she was at the Party well give the police the name of the person who shot the guy .He was positively Indetify among other persons on an ID parade .So you and your daughter get a Lawyer to soend your Money and that won’t save him

  12. B
    July 17, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Just the look of his lips gives a true picture of what he is and like doing and you and your Daughter knows .Make the Human Rights Lawyer Represent you and guess what they want their Monies up front

  13. moi
    July 17, 2017 at 8:46 pm

    Comment:you don’t walk with your son, you’re not always there with your son but his innocent ,vicious mother and daughter, lamere belle navija.

  14. Angry at yall
    July 17, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    U st Lucian’s are too damn fast to judge what if the mom n sus are right that he is really innocent what will yall say then yall was wrong I have an 18 yr old son my neighbours always says to me thank God for my son if he gets shot or someone gets shot around him and he gets blame for it yall will say im vicious when ill talk about my son what about being in the wrong place at the wrong time just like people just by mistaken ID there’s something called innocent until proven guilty so stop playing like yall know everybody there are still good people around n stop playing like yall good nd others not

  15. Anonymous
    July 17, 2017 at 9:41 pm

    Where is your son’s father? He step out or he give up ?..mama viciess

  16. Anonymous
    July 17, 2017 at 9:45 pm

    Also ways remember we must love one another God is love let us leave the judging to the correct person we also have to learn to forgive remember .

  17. FATMAN
    July 18, 2017 at 4:49 am

    some of yourll people sick. I had some good laughs. But at de end of de day let the court do dere work. If he innocent he will walk if not whole cheww pas bon.

  18. Anonymous
    July 18, 2017 at 9:07 am

    Yourll jus talking about Shem like he was good Shem was deh when one of his friend stab my padner an he die nobody put him in jail yourll much ppl Shem do things already yourl want to send a innocent yute to jail when Shem play he was the baddest tin rwal freedom is a must I ridding for u team Castries city

  19. Smdh
    July 18, 2017 at 11:15 am

    Really?? Are you that dumb??

  20. Anonymous
    July 18, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    All of these responses are full of so much hate and vitriol. Such hateful and ignorant people, I’m ashamed to be say that I’m a st. Lucian. LOVE my country but my people, hhhhhhmmmmmmm, not so sure. It’s a palpable (intense) hatred that is ever present in the comments that are posted, it doesn’t matter what the topic. It seems we lack empathy, compassion, or love, the things that make us human.
    We have to show better, be better and do better.

  21. Jabal
    July 19, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    Audrey and Leona if you would stop cussing your neighbours and family and raise your kids well and pray with them and teach them well… there are no guarantees but maybe.. he wouldn’t have you showing your faces up like that. Take this opportunity to turn your life around

  22. Anonymous
    July 21, 2017 at 8:26 am

    Damman dat kill d man forkibulls he go rot in jail and the nxt must die

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