St Kitts and Nevis: FOURTH murder recorded in three weeks

A crowd at the murder scene in St Kitts.

St Kitts and Nevis recorded its fourth murder in the three weeks on Saturday.

A bus driver was killed in the presence of several passengers.

The victim was named as St Peter’s resident Reynaldo Jeffers.

WIC News understands that he was killed in the driver’s seat of his vehicle as he picked up more passengers – while other passengers were in their seats.

The bus travels the Basseterre to St Peter’s route.

Jeffers is believed to have died instantly.

His death is the fourth murder in just three weeks.

On 30 May, 17-year-old Jamoy Stapleton was shot and killed. On 1 June, the lifeless body of 19-year-old Jamie Chapman was found shot to death in a yard in Clay Ghut.

On 3 June, 82-year-old grandmother Iona Nicholas was suffocated in bed in her home at Pond’s Estate.

There has now been 16 murders recorded in St Kitts and Nevis during 2018.



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