The death of a man whose body was found at Cantonement, Vieux Fort two days ago has been ruled a homicide, the Vieux Fort Criminal Investigations Department confirmed to St Lucia Times.
The deceased has been identified as 45 year old Leslie Khodra.
A postmortem revealed that Khodra died as a result of a puncture wound to the right side of his neck, according to Acting Inspector Francis of the Vieux Fort CID.
Khodra’s body was discovered around 8:30pm Sunday by his friend near the friend’s house. His death is the first reported homicide in St Lucia for 2018.
While no arrests have been made, Inspector Francis says police have identified “persons of interest” in the case.
Police investigations are continuing into this matter.