Police now have in custody an 18-year-old man they say is responsible for the murder of four persons between Sunday night and early Monday morning.
The killer, Jorani Baptiste, is said to be from the Sandy Bay area and is reported to have killed Avis Israel, 75, a former nurse of long standing, her son, Ronald, 47, of Dasent Cottage, Nicholas Haynes, 30 years of Edinboro who was killed in Campden Park and Pamela Williams, 58, a retired nurse from Bequia who was killed at her home in Kingstown Park.
The four died in almost the same manner, after being hit repeatedly in the head.
Baptiste is said to be a user of cocaine and was at the Mental Hospital sometime last month.
Acting Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sir Louis Straker this morning, has stated that the police have the situation relation to the brutal killing of four persons here in SVG within 24 hours.
Sir Louis Straker also took to clear the air and the escaped Keon Scott is currently clear of the brutal killings.
Acting Prime Minister Sir Louis Straker labeled the killing of four persons as senseless. Sir Louis has joined with Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves and the government to express condolences, and said that any suspicious activities should be reported to the police.
Sir Louis Straker added that such acts bring profound grief to all Vincentians. He also asked that all churches give their support to the families of the victims.
We at JSR Communications expends our condolences to the bereaved.
We offer the best, yet most affordable business; Individual support and publishing services.