Police say they have been making good progress on this case as they undertake intensive investigations since the formation of the Violent Crime Unit (VCU). Since the establishment of this unit a number of cold cases were vigorously perused, including this one.
Authorities say on Sunday 19 January 2014, Asim “Sim” Parris, 35 years of Stoney Grove, was formally arrested and charged for the Murder of Leon Westerman alias “Gravo” of Low Street, which was committed on 28th January, 2008, in Charlestown, Nevis. He has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison in Basseterre.
Then on Wednesday 22 January 2014 Dexter “Pelican” Sommersal of Prickley Pear Alley, Basseterre was formally arrested and charged for the same murder and he too has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.