By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 22, 2018 – Gunshots claimed the lives of Glenville Francis and Calvin Archibald, post mortems on the bodies have concluded.
Police said Thursday that 41-year-old Glenville Francis of Newton Ground died as a result of a single fatal gunshot wound to the chest.
“In the case of 30-year-old Calvin Archibald who resided in Sandy Point, the conclusion was that his death was due to multiple gunshot wounds,” the police statement said.
The examinations to determine the causes of their deaths were conducted by Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov on Tuesday, March 20.
Police said investigations into both matters are ongoing.
It was the most violent weekend in memory with two murders and two injuries from gun-related incidents all within a 24-hour period in four separate locations of St. Kitts.
On Saturday, March 17, 24-year-old Ricardo Jeffers was rushed to the J.N.F. Hospital where he was treated for gunshot injuries.
Friday night, March 16, Hannibal Bassue was shot and injured in Taylors and was taken to the JNF Hospital.
The week of terror began on Sunday March 11, with the attempted murder of Old Road residents, 23-year-old Dejohn Foster and 21-year-old Ajani Reef, who were attacked by a lone gunman while they sat on the steps of the Old Road Community Centre.