A Morne Du Don man who was stabbed during a knife fight on Saturday has succumbed to his injuries in hospital, taking the island’s homicide count for the year to 52.
Dead is 27-year old Kernius Charlery of Morne Du Don, Castries. His mother says he died in the wee hours of Tuesday morning November 14, at Victoria Hospital.
Police say Charlery was involved in a fight with Miguel Scotland, 26, of Chase Gardens on Saturday evening, Nov. 11 at Odlum City, Bois Patat.
Charlery was stabbed in the neck, while Scotland sustained a stab wound to the chest.
Both men were transported to Victoria Hospital.
Kernius Charlery succumbed to his injuries early Tuesday morning, his mother told St Lucia Times.
“This morning they (hospital officials) called me at 1:20 in the morning at tell me he passed away. So right now, he’s at Rambally Funeral Parlour. So right now I don’t know what to do, what to say, because I don’t know what happened. I wasn’t there,” Charlery’s mother told St Lucia Times.
Kernius Charlery leaves behind one daughter.