Police were called to the scene near Belmont Estate and the Rawlins Plantation at about 11:45 A.M. on Friday to investigate reports of a man found not breathing, with apparent stab wounds in his torso. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim has been living on the island for the past 10 months and was employed at Rawlins Plantation.
Police Commissioner CG Walwyn said, “We deeply regret this unfortunate incident and send our heartfelt condolences to the next of kin who will be notified before the identity of the victim is released.”
Detective Inspector Charles Smitten, from the Force Criminal Investigation Department, said: “A major investigation has been launched into the circumstances of the man’s death and how the man came to sustain his injuries. Police are seeking two persons of interest in connection with the incident.
Detective Inspector Smitten further urges “anyone with information pertaining to this incident should come forward at their earliest opportunity or call 869-662-2145. All information will be treated with confidentiality.”