The stabbing death of Sarrot resident, Vic Dennis, Monday, has pushed Saint Lucia’s homicide toll to 32 so far for the year, police have disclosed.
Dennis, 34, was stabbed during a robbery at his home.
He was rushed to Victoria Hospital via ambulance but succumbed.
Assistant Police Commissioner Wayne Charlery told a press briefing Monday morning that Dennis was stabbed by an intruder about 4.10 am.
Charlery, who is responsible for Crime and Intelligence Management, disclosed that the victim died about 7.24 am.
“investigations are actively ongoing in this matter as we speak,” the senior police official told the press briefing.
According to neighbours, the intruder gained entry to the Dennis home via a window.
The victim’s wife and young child were at home at the time.