POLICE have arrested three persons in connection with the death of 76 – year – old Elias Steve Louisy of Desruisseaux, Micoud.
Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Louisy, the victim of a cutlass attack that took place last Friday at about 9:00 a.m. at his home in Desruisseaux.
Louisy and his 73 year old wife, Muriel sustained injuries about their bodies following the attack by an unknown assailant.
Both victims were conveyed to the St Jude’s Hospital where Muriel is said to be in stable condition. However Louisy succumbed to his injuries on Monday, May 21 at about 4:59 p.m.
This was the 10th recorded homicide for this year.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force wishes to extend condolences to the bereaved family and friends and is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the nearest police station or the Micoud Police station at 456-3670.
Meanwhile police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a stabbing at La Criox Maingot, Marigot on Monday, and the report being made to the Marigot Police Station at about two in the afternoon.
Kasy Laurent allegedly sustained a stab wound to the abdomen. He was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital via private transportation. He is currently admitted in critical condition.
One individual is in police custody in relation to the incident.
Investigations are continuing into this matter.