Man shot dead in Simpson bay
Several police patrols, detectives, forensic department and paramedics were sent to Simpson Bay in the vicinity of Simpson bay Real Estate and Robbie’s Lottery located in the La Palapa Building Complex for a shooting which took place on Sunday October 18th at approximately 09.10 a.m.
The first call came in to the Central Dispatch informing them of several gun shots being fired and one man being shot. The patrols immediately closed off the area and diverted traffic so the Forensic Department could collect evidence and Detectives could speak to witnesses.
The victim, who had been fatally wounded by gun shots, was pronounced dead by Doctor Douglas who came to the scene.
The identity of the victim has not yet been officially been released.
The reason for this shooting and who is responsible for this act is still very unclear. Detectives are questioning witnesses and gathering other information to try to piece together what actually happened. As more information becomes available the public will be informed.
The police department is asking anyone who may have information concerning this case to call the tip line #9300 or tel: 54-22222.
Man commits suicide
Several police patrols, detectives, Forensic Department and Paramedics were sent by the Emergency Central Dispatch to Marigot Hill road 64, in Sint Peters on Sunday October 18th at approximately 02.10 p.m. after receiving a call informing them, that the male resident at that address had committed suicide.
On the scene the investigating officers learnt that 37 year old victim with initials J.W.S. had been suffering from depression.
On Sunday the family left for church leaving the victim alone at home resting. When the family arrived back from church they realized that the victim had taken his own life by way of hanging.
Doctor Douglas arrived on the scene shortly after and pronounced the death of the victim.
The Forensic Department was on the scene collecting evidence and the detectives were questioning witnesses. Thus far no signs of foul play has been detected.