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Barnard Hill Man Charged for Death of La Clery Woman

Thursday 25th August, 2011. 


Police have preferred a charged against 25-year-old, Melbert Louis a.k.a “Black Beaf” of Barnard Hill, Castries, for the murder of 45-year-old , Caroline Jonan Cox a.k.a “Boogie” of La Clery, Castries, who was  stabbed about 3:30am on Saturday the 13th of August, 2011, in the vicinity of George the Fifth Park, Castries.

It was reported that on the aforesaid day, Caroline Cox got involved in an altercation with Louis who allegedly stabbed her several times about the body. She was taken to the Victoria Hospital where she was pronounced dead. A post mortem which was later performed revealed death by haemorrhagic shock, secondary to punctured wounds.

Melbert Louis appeared in court on Friday the 19th of August, 2011, where he was remanded at the Bordelais Correctional Facility, until the 8th of September, 2011.

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