An apparent fight over fish has left one Vieux Fort fisherman dead.
The incident occurred at the Vieux Fort Fisheries Complex around 2:00pm on Saturday.
The dead man has been identified as Kurt Poyotte also known as “Bun-fere” from La Tourney, Vieux Fort.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that Poyotte, who was armed with a cutlass, was engaged in a fight with another fishermen over fish.
The other fisherman reportedly threw a knife at Poyotte, striking him in the neck. Video footage obtained by St Lucia Times shows Poyotte, wearing a blue t-shirt and cargo shorts, laying on the ground with a pool of blood around his head.
Onlookers can be heard questioning whether he was still alive.
Poyotte died on the scene. Police are investigating the incident.