Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Jetrine man believed to have taken his own life

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) is investigating a suspected suicide in Saltibus.

The victim has been identified as a male resident of Jetrine, believed to be in his late thirties.

One relative, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Loop News the individual had previously attempted to take his own life five months ago.

"We called the police twice and they brought him to the Mental Wellness Centre in Castries," the relative recalled.

Officers found the victim behind his Jetrine residence at about 6.40 am Thursday.

"We have God with us and he is strengthening us," said the relative, who said the deceased was a farmer and had no children.

If you feel you need support, please contact the suicide helpline at 203.

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