Four murders in ten hours

KINGSTOWN – Police in St Vincent were called into action on Monday morning with the discovery of two bodies in a house in the old Montrose section of capital city Kingstown.

Information is that a relative came to visit family members and found one lying dead in the verandah and the other inside of the house. The deceased persons are said to be a male and a female, mother and son .

Jorani Baptiste, the 18-year-old murder suspect.
Jorani Baptiste, the 18-year-old murder suspect.

This brings to total four homicides over the last 12 hour period.

On Monday morning around 12:30 a.m. man was killed in Campden Park just on the outskirts of Kingstown. His head was reportedly battered with a block and he also sustained stab wounds.

In the early morning hours of Monday, November 14, an elderly woman was killed in Kingstown Park, a community within the capital. She too was battered in the head.

The bodies found on Monday morning, according to information, bore similar resemblance to the murders last evening.

Police have so far one person, a male said to be 18 years old, in custody.

Source: (Dominica News Online)

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