Police Appeal For Information After Vieux Fort Homicide

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The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has made a public appeal for information following the country’s 25th homicide for the year.

The appeal came as officers attached to the Vieux Fort Criminal Investigations Department probe the death of 21-year-old Jesus Blanchard of West Hall Group, Shine Drive, Vieux Fort.

On Monday, an RSLPF release said the police received a report of a shooting at the intersection of Hospital and Jesse Streets Saturday around 11:35 pm.

According to the release, an ambulance transported the victim, Jesus Blanchard, to St. Jude Hospital where he succumbed.

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A post-mortem has been scheduled for a subsequent date.

The RSLPF has encouraged anyone with information regarding the Vieux Fort incident to contact the Vieux Fort Police Station at 456-3905, 456-3926, or 285-2146, or the Crime Hotline at 45CRIME for anonymous reporting.

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  1. @bad boy how are you so sure the bar owner hired anyone to kill another.? About time we stop saying anything without reason other than the mere words of others.

  2. Y was nevon n track pants was hired by the bar owner to kill ppl n now every body is at risk in vfort smh…put down the guns…u still can’t trust the police

  3. Ask those involved in the latest shoot out in the same area today. This gun battle is getting worse than the WILD WILD WEST.


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