The charred remains of a body were discovered in Cap Estate last night Police earlier this morning confirmed that a male was discoverd in the passenger seat of a burnt vehicle at about 11:30 pm Friday Night April 25. This makes it the third such gruesome discovery for the month of April.
On Tuesday April 9 the lifeless body of Jamie Innocent of Morne Dudon was discovered in the bushes near Pigeon Island. Six days later April 15 another dead body was discovered at the Marisule beach. It is yet to be identified. And just this Thursday, April 24, minutes before he was to appear in court Eldon Simon of Bois Patat was shot dead.
The month of April, when most Christians observe lent, which culminated with Easter last weekend was also marred by a number of violent incidents including several stabbings and a number of fatal vehicular accidents.
With the homicide figure now at 12 for the year, many are questioning the capability of local police to get a handle on crime. What with the suspension by the United States on funding for the police and a forensic lab yet to produce any results.
More on crime and the police in next week’s issues of the Star Newspaper.