Monday 21 October, 2019

Murder charge in fatal Castries stabbing

A man has been charged with the July 25, 2019 murder of 26-year-old Paul Albert of Malgretoute, Micoud.

Shan Samuel was charged for the offence of Murder, Contrary to Section 85 of the Criminal Code Chapter 3.01 of the Revised Laws of St. Lucia 2013 on Thursday, September 12, 2019.

The 38-year old Samuel, also of Micoud, was formally charged for causing the death of Albert on Manoel Street, Castries.

Albert, who sustained multiple stab wounds during the altercation, succumbed at the Victoria Hospital.

Samuel was escorted to the First District Court on Friday, September 13, 2019, for a bail hearing, where he was remanded into custody.

He is expected to return before the court on October 3, 2019, for Case Management.

The Royal St. Lucia Police Force wishes to thank the members of public who were instrumental in bringing a resolution to this matter. 

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