Police are investigating the most recent murder in Barbados involving the death of a 20 year old man and the wounding of a next one.
District C officers got a phone tip off about 7:30 pm, on Monday 19th June 2023 how loud explosions were heard by residents at Nursery #2, Four roads, St. Philip.
On arrival, Police were pointed to the lifeless body of an adult male, which was on the ground; another male (26 in age) was taken to the hospital by private motor car for medical treatment.
The deceased was later pronounced dead at the scene by a medical doctor who visited the scene. He was officially identified by family members as Nicobie Lavia, 20 years of Cox Hill, Church Village, St Philip.
S U M M A R Y
The deceased and the injured man were in a motorcar in the area when they were confronted by a number of men. Afterward, gun shots were heard, and after the melee had ceased, the victims were discovered.
- Rodney Inniss – Insp;
Public Affairs & Communications Officer