DOUBLE MURDER UNDER POLICE INVESTIGATION
The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) is investigating a shooting incident that caused the deaths of two (2) persons – one male and one female. The crime occurred today on Rectory Road, Dorset Village, between 11AM and 11:30AM.
Initial investigations indicate that twenty-year-old (20) Vishawn Matthew of Taylor’s Village and forty-three-year-old (43) Kay Johnson-Bellile of Wades Garden were shot at by assailant(s) in a vehicle while the two were seated on the side of the road. The assailant(s) subsequently fled the area. Both were pronounced dead at the scene by the District Medical Officer. The Crime Scene Unit processed the scene and collected all items of evidential value.
The RSCNPF extends sincere condolences to all who have been negatively impacted by this incident. Investigations into the matter are ongoing and the general public will be kept appropriately updated as it progresses.