St. Vincent and the Grenadines recorded its third homicide of the year 2020 at Petit Bordel on 28.2.2020.

According to investigations, Edward Lavia a 51 years unemployed of Petit Bordel received a stab wound to the left side of his neck with a piece of broken bottle and subsequently succumb to the injury.

On 1.3. 2020 police arrested and charged James Francois, 51 years old Farmer of Petit Bordel in connection with the incident.

Francois appeared before the Serious Offences Court for arraignment where he was not expected to plea because it’s an indictable matter. The matter was adjourned to today’s date Tuesday, March 03, 2020.