Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Children at Crisis Centre after double homicide

Two traumatised children who woke up this morning to discover a double homicide involving their mother and her boyfriend are receiving counselling at the Saint Lucia Crisis Centre, relatives of the two youngsters have disclosed.

“They are crying a lot because they saw their mother dead and the boyfriend”the children’s grandfather, Francis George, who is the father of the deceased, Sandrina Joseph, told the Times.


(Francis George)

George disclosed that the children discovered the bodies of Joseph and Jeffrey Ablard when they awoke this morning at around 7. am to begin preparing to attend school.

“When the daughter go and call the mother to prepare something for them to go to school, she see the mother not answering and when she look she see blood and she start screaming,” he said.

According to reports, the couple had been stabbed to death.

George told the Times that his daughter’s ex-boyfriend had sent a message to her threatening that she would be killed once he he was released from prison.

He said the deceased had reported the matter to the police.

Francis Anthony Charles, the step father of the deceased boyfriend, expressed shock at the double homicide.


(Francis Anthony Charles)

He described his stepson as a very calm person.

“People talk about their children this and their children that, but he was a very calm person,” Charles told the Times.

Today’s tragedy has pushed to 13, the number of homicides so far for the year.

The double homicide has plunged the community of Tamarind Heights, Active Hill, into mourning.



Soufriere Family Upset Over ‘Sex Interview’ With Mentally Ill Woman

A Soufriere family has expressed disgust over what has been described as a 'sex interview' in which a mentally ill woman talks about a...

Aircraft Crashes In Dominica

CMC News:- ROSEAU– Rescue teams were continuing the search on Sunday night for survivors after a single-engine Piper F-OGKO aircraft with four people including the...

WASCO Announces New Leak, Switches Off Water Distribution

Press Release:- The Water and Sewerage Company Inc WASCO regrets to inform consumers in the north of the island, that upon further assessment of...

Four Saint Lucia Nationals Released From Quarantine

Four Saint Lucia nationals who were in quarantine amid Coronavirus fears have been released, the Department of Health and Wellness has announced. "They all remained...