(St Lucia News Online) – One of two men who was hospitalised for stab wounds over the weekend succumbed to his injuries today, November 14, bringing the homicide record to 52 for the year.
Kernius Charlery, 29, of Morne Du Don, Castries sustained a stab wound to the neck during a fight in Odlum City, Bois Patat on Saturday, November 11 with Miguel Scotland, 26, of Chase Gardens, Castries, who sustained a stab wound to the chest.
The incident occurred after 6 p.m.
Both were transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance in critical condition, with Charlery being reported as the most critical.
Sources said both were scheduled for emergency surgery. Charlery passed away just after 1 a.m. today, Nov. 14 after being on life support for almost three days.
Scotland remains hospitalised and will likely face charges.