Thursday 3 December, 2020

Man in custody after body discovered in burned SUV at Gros Islet

One male individual is in custody assisting police with investigations after a torched body of a female was discovered in a burned Toyota Rav 4 Sunday morning.

Police were called to the scene near the entrance of Pigeon Island at about 2.30 am February 23, 2020, after an individual was seen fleeing the scene of a vehicular fire.

The Saint Lucia Fire Service was contacted and upon extinguishing the blaze noticed the body of an individual in the driver's seat of the vehicle, burnt beyond recognition.

Law enforcement officials have not released the identity of the torched victim, however, did indicate is is that of a female.

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