Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 42 year old, Marcus Nelson alias “Bowcha” of Morne Repos Hill, Laborie. On Tuesday, January 5, 2016 about 6: 30p.m. Nelson was discovered motionless in a supine position, on the verge of a road in Morne Repos Hill. His body had what appeared to be a puncture wound to the chest and a near severed right wrist. He was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical doctor. A post mortem examination conducted on the body of Nelson revealed that he died as a result of carcinogenic and hemorrhagic shock due to a stab wound to the chest. This is the second homicide for the year 2016.