Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 28, 2018 – St. Kitts and Nevis seems to have murder number three for 2018 on its hands.
According to a statement from the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, the body found in the Gillard Meadows area on Saturday night “appears to have injuries to the chest.”
“However, circumstances surrounding the death of the deceased are still unclear,” the police statement said.
Police have identified 23-year-old Shaquille Pemberton of New Road as the deceased. There was no known report of a missing person.
The body was reportedly discovered by a passer-by who called the St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services, who then informed the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force.
Police said investigations are continuing. An autopsy is to be performed to confirm the exact cause of death.