Death Of British National Confirmed As St Lucia’s First Murder for 2019

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(SNO) — Police said the dead body discovered at a residence in Piat, Grand Riviere, Gros Islet on Sunday, Jan. 13 has been identified as that of British national Robert ‘Bob’ Hathaway, and a homicide investigation is underway.

Hathaway, a businessman and longtime resident of Saint Lucia, was reportedly discovered around midday at his residence by a neighbour. He was 66 years old.

Blood was discovered at the scene, police said. This is the first homicide for the year, police said.

According to his Facebook account, Hathaway is managing director of Marigot Sunshine Ltd. (Saint Lucia), studied engineering at University of Cambridge, and from Codford Saint Peter, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.