Saint Lucian Shot Dead In Martinique, Family Wants Justice

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A Saint Lucian is dead following a shooting incident in neighbouring Martinique on Sunday, June 14, 2020.

Law enforcement authorities and family members have identified the victim as Courtney Owen Smith, 31.

Casimir Louis, the father of the deceased, told St Lucia Times that relatives want justice.

The father recalled that his son was a loving individual.

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Louis said according to reports reaching him, the deceased was in a bar in Martinique with a friend – a Spanish female.

It was reported that there was an altercation with another individual.

“That’s what I hear – some guy just walked up to him and kill him,” the father said.

Louis said his son had been living in Martinique since February.

He explained that arrangements are currently being made to bring the body home for burial.

Law enforcement in Martinique are investigating the shooting death.

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