A Vieux Fort man succumbed Wednesday night after being shot with a spear gun last month, the police Press Office has reported.
The Press Office identified the deceased as Stephen Octave.
One male suspect is currently in custody in connection with the homicide, the office said in a statement.
It was reported that Octave was shot in the face on June 30, 2019.
A relative told St Lucia Times the deceased would have been 25 years old on July 17, 2019.
According to the relative Octave was attacked at Bruceville, Vieux Fort.
The relative reported that the alleged assailant had attacked the deceased on previous occasions.