BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – AN autopsy was done on the body of Shavaughn ‘El Dorado’ Hendricks by Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, who concluded that death was due to a single gunshot to the head.
The 30-year-old, who was a resident of Lime Kiln Housing Project, has been the third person to be killed by a single gunshot to the head during last month (Feb.).
The other two were 35-year-old Vere Amory, also known as ‘Stiff Jacket’ and ‘Money’, and 25-year-old Joel ‘Bouyaka’ Phillip.
Twenty-four-year-old Silvester James of Walwyn Avenue, Basseterre has since been charged with Murder for the shooting-death of Hendricks.
At about 9:00 a.m. on Monday (Feb. 25), Hendricks was shot and killed while working in the Lime Kiln Housing Project area.
Almost nine years ago, an attempt was made on Hendricks’ life in the area where he lived.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Friday, June 19, 2009, while walking with another person towards Lime Kiln Playfield, an armed man approached from the opposite direction and fired a number of shots at them.
He was shot in the left and right chest, abdomen and left arm.
Shavaughn ‘El Dorado’ Hendricks death had taken to eight, the number of homicides committed in the twin-island Federation for the year; seven on St. Kitts and one on Nevis.