A resident of Anse La Raye, identified as Joseph Rigobert, has died after a fer de lance bit him as he journeyed home from his farm, residents of the community say.
A relative confirmed the death to St Lucia Times, saying that Rigobert passed away on Monday.
The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) said it responded to a snake bite report at Anse La Raye on Sunday about 2:15 pm and found an individual sitting on a bus.
SLFS Communications Officer Stacy Joseph said he had a tourniquet applied to one of his legs.
According to Joseph, the emergency crew assessed the patient and transported him to the OKEU Hospital in stable condition.