Wednesday, August 10, 2022

‘Flying’ Bled To Death From Stab Wound To The Neck

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La Clery bus driver Josaphat Melvin Charles, alias ‘Flying’  bled to death due to a stab wound to the neck, a post mortem examination conducted Tuesday has revealed.

According to the police,  the post mortem report listed the cause of death of the 56 year old as ‘Exsanguination, secondary to left carotid injury due to stab wound to the neck.”

There have so far been no arrests for the homicide, one of four within a space of 48 hours.

During a news conference Tuesday, Police Superintendent George Nicholas expressed confidence that cops would soon arrest someone in connection with the death of Charles.

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“We are pursuing some leads and we are confident that in the short order we will have someone in custody,” Nicholas told reporters.

The body of the La Clery bus driver, who was also a former basketball coach for St Mary’s College, was found in a locked minibus at Cul de Sac on Saturday.

At the time, police said there appeared to be multiple stab wounds to the body.

Headline photo caption: Josaphat Melvin Charles alias ‘Flying’.

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