The Major Crimes Unit of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force has launched an investigation into the death of Deshawn Slater, a 26-year-old Labourer of Green Hill.
Preliminiary investigations revealed that on Monday, October 30, 2023 at about 6:20 a.m., the victim was accosted, chased, and shot about his body by two (2) unidentified masked gunmen in Paul Over. Slater reportedly ran over an embankment in McKies Hill, where he subsequently collapsed.
The scene was processed by the Crime Scene Unit (CSU) of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force. (RSVGPF)
A postmortem examination will be conducted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 on the body of the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death.
Anyone with information that can assist with this investigation is encouraged to call 999/911 or, the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department/Major Crimes Unit at 1784-456-1810; any Police Station or Police Officer you are comfortable speaking with.
All information received would be treated confidentially. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.