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Posted: Friday 19 November, 2021 at 10:42 PM

Police arrest three for Nevis double homicide

By: Staff Reporter, SKNVibes

    BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- POLICE have taken three young men into custody in connection with the double homicide on Nevis back in October. 


    The identity of the three have not been released by lawmen, who only stated that the individuals remain in their custody assisting with investigations into a fatal shooting incident that occurred at Pinney’s Beach on October 22, 2021.  In that incident,  21-year-old Shaheem Farrell of Church Ground and 23-year-old Xavia Howell of Morning Star were fatally wounded.


    Gunshots rang out at the Pinneys Bar killing the two young men on the beach. It çaused public outcry from many in civil society over the brutal slaying, as the Federation continues with its recovery following the impactS of COVID-19 


    Police said that they have been following every lead in the matter. Divisional Commander for District ‘C’, Superintendent James Sutton, called on the people of the Federation to assist the Police with their investigations so that the families of the victims could have closure.


    “As we are about to celebrate the Christmas season, the Nevis Division of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force would like to take this opportunity to ask the general public for their assistance in solving serious crimes in our area. Most recently, two young men lost their lives senselessly through gun violence which continues to devastate many families. We would like to encourage members of the public to support the Police by giving us information about these crimes,” Superintendent Sutton urged.  


    Investigations into the matter continue.




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