Police say motive for 25-year-old’s killing is unknown

By Admin. Updated 3:35 p.m., Thursday, December 29, 2022, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

The Major Crime Unit (MCU) of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force says it has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mekail Charles, a twenty-five (25) year-old man of Ottley Hall.

Investigations revealed that the deceased was shot about his body in Pauls Avenue on 26th December 2022. 

The motive for the killing is unknown. 

Charles’s death marks the forty-second (42nd) homicide recorded for 2022.

A postmortem examination is expected to be carried out on the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death. 

Persons with information that can assist with this investigation are encouraged to contact the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime at telephone number 1-784-457-1211 ext 4816; the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department/Major Crime Unit at 1784-456-1810; or any Police Station or Police Officer you are comfortable speaking with. 

All information received would be treated confidentially. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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