Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 49-year-old resident of Pierrot Vieux Fort, namely Moses Clovis, also known as ‘The Mole’.
Officers from the Vieux Fort Police Station received a report of a suspicious death about 11:55 a.m. on Sunday at Boriel Beach, Pierrot.
Clovis’ body was discovered in a rocky area along the seafront with multiple apparent bruises. He was formally pronounced dead on the scene by a medical practitioner.
A post mortem is to be scheduled for a subsequent date.
There are currently six people in police custody assisting with investigations.
This was the twenty-sixth homicide for the year.