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Castries Youth Charged for Death of Dominican National

Thursday 25 th August, 2011. 

 

On Monday the 22nd of August, 2011, police preferred a charged against 25-year-old, Dwight Elibox a.k.a “Coolie” of Mayfield, Castries, for the murder of 29-year-old, Corniel John Bastien a.k.a “DA” originally of Dominica but resided at Fond Assau, Babonneau, quarter of Castries.

The incident occurred about 12:30am on Saturday the 13th of August, 2011, at Fond Assau where the deceased was reportedly having a drink at a bar along with Elibox. Reports indicate that they left the bar and proceeded to an area within close proximity of a nearby house where an altercation occurred, which resulted in the stabbing of Corniel Bastien. He was taken via ambulance to the Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A post mortem was thereafter performed and the result indicated that he died from haemorhagic shock, secondary to multiple stab wounds.

On Tuesday the 23rd of August, 2011, Dwight Elibox appeared in court where he was remanded at the Bordelais Correctional Facility until the 22nd of September, 2011, when he makes a second appearance in court.

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