BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - THE body that was found in the Fountain Estate Mountain area on Tuesday (Apr. 5) was identified as missing Fountain Estate resident Arthur Henry.
According to a police report, the body of the 67-year-old man was identified today (Apr. 8) by members of his family.
Police have since determined that Henry was a homicide victim.
Personnel from the Forensic Department had processed the area where his body was found and items of evidential value were collected.
An autopsy was performed on his remains today by Resident Pathologist, Dr. Adrian Nuñez, who concluded that death was as a result of severe brain injury due to a single gunshot wound to the head.
Henry was reported missing on Thursday, March 24, 2022.
As investigations continue, the police are appealing to persons who might have information regarding this incident to contact the Violent Crime Unit at 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468, the nearest police station or the Crime Hotline at 707.