BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, May. 04, 2018 – THE Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force has provided details in relations to the discovery of one of its own.
The body of Police Sergeant Dwight Davis was discovered yesterday (May 03).
According to the force’s Public Relations Department, at around 7 a.m. yesterday, police received a report of a body found by two passers-by on a dirt road in the vicinity of the railway line in Dieppe Bay.
Several units responded, and upon arrival they found the lifeless body of Sergeant Davis “lying on the ground with what appeared to be several gunshot wounds.”
“He was pronounced dead by the District Medical Officer,” police said in a statement.
Personnel from the Forensic Unit processed the scene and items of evidential value were taken into Police custody. An autopsy is expected to be performed shortly.
The killing has brought condemnation from the prime Minister and other high-ranking politicians.
Davis’ death brought to the number of homicides to 11 for 2018.
Investigations into the matter are ongoing. The Police are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Violent Crime Unit by dialing 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468 or the nearest Police Station.