Saint Lucia police shot dead escaped prisoner Markin Marquis Wednesday night, it has been confirmed.
A law enforcement official told St Lucia Times that the murder suspect was shot during an attempt to arrest him.
It occurred on Dennery beach.
The law enforcement official said Police found an illegal firearm in Marquis’ possession.
Police has descended on Dennery beach after receiving information that the prison escapee was trying to leave Saint Lucia by boat.
Marquis was one of six inmates who escaped from the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) on Saturday.
Five were recaptured while he remained at large.
Members of the public had been warned to be on the lookout for him and to consider him to be armed and dangerous.