Suspect in custody following Largo Height shooting; SVG’s 30th Homicide for 2020

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On the night of Saturday December 5, 2020, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) recorded its 30th Homicide of the year.

The Major Crime Unit (MCU) within the Royal SVG Police Force (RSVGPF) has launched an investigation into the death of Malachi Cyrus of Largo Height.

Investigations state that at about 7:50pm, Cyrus, a 21 year Data Entry Clerk was sitting on a wall in Largo Height among a group of persons when a masked gunman appeared and shot him.

He was taken to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) where he succumbed to his injuries.

A postmortem examination will be conducted on the body to ascertain the exact cause of death.

One suspect is in police custody assisting with the investigations.