Sunday, September 22, 2019

Grandma, Four Youths Arrested In Soufriere Murder Probe

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A grandmother and four youths were arrested by police on Tuesday in a house at Esperance, Soufriere, as Saint Lucia police continued their probe into the shooting death of Soufriere businessman, Ison Francis St John, law enforcement officials have reported.

The officials told St Lucia Times that a firearm and marijuana were recovered from the house.

The detainees were being questioned in relation to the shooting death of Ison Francis St John on Saturday at Fond St Jacques, Soufriere.

St John and his girlfriend operated B’s Bar.

According to information, masked gunmen entered the establishment opened fire, took cash from a drawer and fled.

St John was shot outside the business place about 1:45 am, a law enforcement official, quoting an eyewitness account told St Lucia Times.

A video posted on social media showed a man in a red long sleeved top and what appeared to be khaki trousers lying on his back.

A crowd of onlookers gathered outside the perimeter of the caution tape used by the police to cordon off the area around the crime scene.

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  2. OK people. Let me clean it up for Monk. If they are found guilty then throw them in the sulphur spring. I heard it is human friendly nowadays. Better?!

  3. Once again I, have to comment to tell some writers;that politics has its place.Lets have some common sense here, a life was lost so tragically something the families didn’t plan for, yet someone chose to involve politics. Let’s not cast our personal judgement, but allow the police to investigate the matter thoroughly, bring the perpreprators to Justice and;If, found guilty the full extent of the law must be applied. No one has the authority to take someone life in this manner. However, if the are found guilty, it’s my opinion that the Grand Mother should pay dearly, for ,too long now parents are encouraging their children to do the wrong things, simply because they’re benefiting from their misdeeds. I rest my case.

    • “it’s my opinion that the Grand Mother should pay dearly, for ,too long now parents are encouraging their children to do the wrong things, simply because they’re benefiting from their misdeeds.” Senior, I totally agree with this….

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