Gros Islet homicide victim Marley Williams died from a stab wound to the heart according to the result of a post mortem examination, St Lucia Times has learned.
The post mortem was conducted Thursday afternoon at Victoria Hospital.
Williams had celebrated his 26th birthday just two days ago, sources close to the family disclosed.
It is alleged that the deceased and a female were involved in an altercation earlier and he was subsequently attacked on Thursday morning in Gros Islet town.
The fatal wound is reported to have been was inflicted with a knife.
Residents of the area told St Lucia Times that the alleged assailant was known to the deceased.
Police have arrested a sixteen year old female in connection with the death.