11th October, 2017
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (KYSS) – The lull in violent crime has come to an abrupt end with two murders occurring in three days.
In the wee hours of Saturday morning (7th october), three armed masked men walked into Biggz Night Club in Old road and shot 44-year-old Daniel Wilkinson.
Wilkinson, a West Farm resident, St. Kitts, died on the spot, becoming the federation’s 19th murder victim.
On Monday night (October 9th), Mervin Flaherty, a Kittitian who resides in Tortola, was stabbed to death by his brother during a dispute over property in the town of Cayon.
Flaherty had returned home for his mother’s burial scheduled for today, Wednesday 11th October, 2017.
The brother, alleged to have inflicted the fatal wound, is Clive Sylvester Williams, better known as “Rockers.”
There was no information as to whether or not he has been taken into police custody.
Flaherty, a pilot with the Tortola-based airline, Air Sunshine, is the federation’s 20th murder victim for the year 2017.