Vacationing Guyanese National Found Dead

On Tuesday, September 9 2014, at about 5:30 p.m. officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station received a report of a lifeless male on a bed at a guesthouse on Marie Therese Street in Gros Islet.

The male was transported to the Gros Islet Poly Clinic where he was pronounced dead. Officers were able to identify the male as 61-year-old Richard Gordon Proffit, a Guyanese national vacationing in St. Lucia.

Proffit was last seen about 1:00 p.m. that same day in his room. A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date to determine cause of death.

Police suspect no foul play but are conducting an investigation into the matter.

–Police Press Office

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