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Homicide No. 27

A Vieux Fort man is in critical condition at St Jude Hospital after suffering severe burns in a domestic incident.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident which resulted in 68 year old male resident of St. Jude’s Highway, being admitted to the St. Jude Hospital for treatment with severe burns about his body.

The alleged incident took place at his residence about 3:00 a.m. yesterday. He is currently admitted to the St. Jude Hospital in critical condition.

City police attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, are investigating the shooting of 23 year old Denzel Starva of Darling Road, Castries.

The incident occurred about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Darling Road, Castries. He sought medical attention at the Victoria Hospital and was subsequently discharged.

Police are `also looking into the killing of a 27 year old resident of City Gate, La Clery, namely Shane Emmanuel alias “Ti-Mob”.

Police received a report Tuesday night that Emmanuel’s body was discovered lying about the road with several apparent gunshot wounds.

He was later conveyed to the Victoria Hospital, where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner.

So far 27 people have been murdered in St Lucia this year.

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