According to a police source, a Cayon young man was picked up and is now in custody assisting with the investigations. Reports indicate that Battice, who was from Keys Village, died at the scene.
Today, the High Command of the St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force extended condolences to the bereaved family and friends of the late Everrette Battice, and assured the family that they will work “to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators to justice”.
Meanwhile, in other police news, resident pathologist Dr. Adrian Nunez performed an autopsy on Laughton Lake, who was struck by a vehicle in Newton Ground last Sunday evening (14th June). Dr. Nunez concluded, “Death was caused by hypovolemic shock due to multiple traumatic lesions as a result of a traffic accident”.
Information from the Sandy Point Police Station disclosed, “motor omnibus H1766, driven by Leroy James of Saddlers Village, was travelling towards Sandy Point direction when he struck a pedestrian, Laughton Lake of Newton Ground. Lake was transported to the J.N.F General Hospital by the E.M.S where he succumbed to his injuries”.