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St George family mourns stabbing victim

A Lower Estate, St George, home has been thrown into mourning following the brutal slaying last night of one of their own at the Zanzi Bar Club on Nelson Street, the City.

Forty-three- year old Christopher Callender, who was employed as a part-time bouncer at the Club, was stabbed multiple times about the body and his throat was slit by an unknown assailant while on duty around 11:00 p.m. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) where he died during surgery.

Christopher Callender

Christopher Callender

He leaves behind two sons, 19-year-old Shane Moore and 20-year-old Torian Moore.

Speaking to Barbados TODAY from their Lower Estate Home, their mother, Mary Moore, said: “Everybody has their faults but Christopher was a friendly person.

“I cannot understand why anyone would want to kill him in this brutal way.  This is just a part-time job which he did three nights a week. He really held another job at a printery on Roebuck Street.”


Mary Moore (left), Shane Moore (center) and Sandra James

The boys’ aunt, Sandra James who lives at Ashby Alley, the City, said she too, could not understand why Callender met his demise in this way.

Two other men, Peter Jordan of Princess Royal Avenue, Pinelands, St Michael and Rico Eugene of King William Street, the City were also stabbed multiple times.

Reports indicate that Jordan remains in critical condition at the QEH, while Eugene has been treated and discharged.





29 Responses to St George family mourns stabbing victim

  1. Queenie ShaSha
    Queenie ShaSha August 23, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    Wowwwww…cruel….tingz dread in bim boyyy

  2. Alex Alleyne August 23, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    Check out the “LEAF” on her upper clothing .

    • Tracy King August 23, 2015 at 10:32 pm

      And what does that have to do with anything??

  3. Violeta Patricia Piggott
    Violeta Patricia Piggott August 23, 2015 at 3:59 pm

    Condolences to the family May he Rip

  4. Sharon Woolley
    Sharon Woolley August 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Sadly violence like this will never end until the courts hand out life sentences that mean life, not 15 years then free to live your life, life has to mean life with no second chance to ever be free. May he Rest In Peace

  5. Jema Goodluck
    Jema Goodluck August 23, 2015 at 4:18 pm

    Omg, what the hell is going on in Barbados? Everyday someone get kill.

  6. Ryvan Bigman
    Ryvan Bigman August 23, 2015 at 4:35 pm

    A day dont go by without a family mourning a family member, if there not being shot randomly they are stabbed smh RIP, my sympathy goes out to the family. What is really going on in Barbados?? Now kids dont have a father, a woman dont have a husband. So sad

  7. Cassandra Gittens
    Cassandra Gittens August 23, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    I just don’t understand what is going on in Barbados these days you mean every day so its either a gun shot person or a stabbing. come on people of Barbados stop killing each other.

  8. Pat Burrowes Speede Puckerin
    Pat Burrowes Speede Puckerin August 23, 2015 at 5:30 pm

    #SharonWooley, so d tax payers money can feed them for the whole time them in prison? NO, i say hang them, from d looks a things prisoners will b eating proper everyday while we out here hungry with nothing to eat.

    • Sharon Woolley
      Sharon Woolley August 24, 2015 at 1:47 am

      I agree but it’s never going to happen, and I would rather see someone locked away for life no matter who is paying than see them back on the streets and living their life like nothing ever happened

  9. Queenie ShaSha
    Queenie ShaSha August 23, 2015 at 6:09 pm

    Sad sad sad…if u feel its bad now but the generation in school right now it going to be worst..may god have mercy on bimshire…

  10. Susan Jacobs August 23, 2015 at 6:25 pm

    oh my goodness, I knew him by seeing him by the Printery in Roebuck street or my the gas station and we would say hello.
    My deepest condolences to all concern, may he Rest In Peace.

  11. Maria Leclair
    Maria Leclair August 23, 2015 at 6:54 pm

    Here is a good example…thugs will kill even when they have no guns. People kill people how ever they can, guns or no guns it’s still going to happen. Stop blaming guns, take responsibility! May he RIP.

  12. Shanell Roseann Alleyne
    Shanell Roseann Alleyne August 23, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    Just sad rip

  13. TJ August 23, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    Seriously, check out the LEAF on her shirt? A man’s life has been taken and that is all you can see? Please! Condolences to him and his family.

  14. Tayrando Butler
    Tayrando Butler August 23, 2015 at 9:16 pm

    Well well well

  15. Kimberly August 23, 2015 at 10:36 pm

    What the leaf on her shirt got to do with anything ??
    May he RIP.
    What’s really going on in Bim..
    To much going on in the world..
    Do we Bajan or any other country really have the time to be murdering other people kids..
    What happen to the days if we have a issue we fight with our hands not with Guns and Knife..
    What happen to working for what you want than to go rib somebody for it..I pray we get better than worst.
    World War is done why are we having war amongst our brother and sisters

  16. Micheal Augeste
    Micheal Augeste August 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm

    Gone too soon. Without u there is no fun little bro. Rip.

  17. Avery Bowen
    Avery Bowen August 23, 2015 at 10:49 pm

    My condolences to his family.

  18. Jack Napier August 23, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    @ Alex Alleyne: Now why would the leaf on the clothing be of significance in this ordeal?

  19. jessieox August 23, 2015 at 11:13 pm

    When we hear of these murders you would say how sad but when it’s someone you know you are like WHY!!! Chris was so cool can’t believe this. My condolences to his family may god be with you at this time Rest In Peace Chris.

  20. seagul August 24, 2015 at 6:13 am

    There should be a ban on guns and knives–stop and searches should be implemented in public malls and at certain junctions. They that want to see us kill one another are just as guilty as the murderers themselves.

  21. seagul August 24, 2015 at 7:39 am

    Every time they hear the crack of the whip
    Their blood run cold
    So to remind them they should never scheme to take
    Another man’s soul.
    Like in Bahamas, Antigua-Barbuda may be it’s time the cat is reinstated in Barbados.
    We have people hands and heads being chopped off in public for assault and robbery by the authorities in Saudi-Arabia, Kuwait, the Emirates etc. And what does the U.K and U.S government do–they kiss the hands and feet of these people.

  22. Matthew Greaves
    Matthew Greaves August 24, 2015 at 7:58 am

    Just like how we hearing every day a murder a murder we shud be hearing sentenced to death by Electric chair,gas chamber,lethal injection or hanging why should you take another persons life leave a family to mourn and expect that you should live???and then talking bout human rights?? D person you murder didn’t have a right to life too???

  23. Donna August 24, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    I do not support the use of marijuana but this man seems to have been a worker who had two jobs and a father to his children. Let us focus on that instead of on a red, gold. and green shirt which seems to be a symbol of Rastafarianism. May his killer be found and may his family be comforted!


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