Charred body found in burnt out building

The charred remains of a  senior citizen, identified as Joseph Alcide , better known as ‘Seeko’, were found in a wooden building at Monchy following a fire early this morning that destroyed the structure, it has been reported.

Alcide is believed to be in his seventies.

According to information obtained by the Times, the Gros Islet Fire Service responded to the fire call after an alarm was raised and found that the building was engulfed in flames.

The structure subsequently collapsed.

The charred remains of someone, whom neighbours identified as Alcide were later discovered.

The cause of the blaze, which reportedly occurred some time before 6:am, is currently being investigated.