Police Take Injured Hiker for Medical Attention

Police Press Release
Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 22, 2019 (RSCNPF): Police received a report on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at about 5:45 p.m. that someone was lost at Mount Liamuiga.

In response, a joint search and rescue team comprising members of the Police Force, the St. Kitts and Nevis Defence Force, the St. Kitts-Nevis Fire and Rescue Service, and the Emergency Medical Service was formed immediately. The search began for 21-year-old Jayme Houle of Canada who had gone hiking alone. He had fallen down the mountain side, got injured and lost.

On Thursday, November 21, he was spotted in the Newton Ground area and was first taken to the Pogson Medical Centre by Police Officers. Up to Thursday evening, Houle was receiving medical attention at the JNF Hospital.

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