Saint Lucia recorded its first homicide for this year with the death Sunday of a British national, police have confirmed.
Police have identified the deceased as Robert Hathaway.
According to a senior law enforcement official, Hathaway’s body was found at his home in Piat, Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, by a neighbour.
The body is said to have been covered with blood.
A report of the discovery of the British national’s body was made about 1:30 p.m, the senior law enforcement official told St Lucia Times.