SVG records two homicides within 48 hours, Police launch investigations

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The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) has launched investigations into two separate homicides that occurred in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) over a 48-hour period.

The first, a shooting incident occurred on Saturday May 15, 2021 at Victoria Village.

Police investigations state that Luciano Henville, a 20 year old Labourer of Diamonds/Victoria Village was shot about his body with a gun by an unknown assailant(s).

The motive surrounding the shooting incident is unknown. A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the body of the deceased.

The second incident is reported to have taken place in the wee hours of Monday (May 17).

According to the police, the unresponsive body of Eddie Dabreo, 39, was met on the bridge in the vicinity of the Public Works building in Layou with a wound to his neck.

The police report that the cause of death is unknown, noting that a post-mortem examination will be conducted on the body of the deceased to ascertain the cause of death.

The deaths of Henville and Dabreo mark the 14th and 15th homicides recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for 2021.

As investigations continue, the RSVGPF is soliciting the assistance of the public. Anyone with information pertaining to these investigations are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Crimes at 1784-456-1339, the officer in charge of the South Central Division at 1784-458-4200 or any Police Station or Police Officer.

The police assures that all information will be treated confidentially.