Body of a young girl found behind a commercial building at the Industrial Site

ZIZ News, April 4, 2011 – The Police in Basseterre are investigating the death of a teenage girl.

A Police report states, at approximately 3:13 pm on Sunday afternoon 3rd April 2011, police at the Criminal Investigations Department received a report of a body found at the CAP Southwell Industrial Site. A number of police officer from the various departments in Basseterre responded immediately and their investigations revealed the Unique Browne 15 years old of Wellington Road lifeless body was found inside the yard east of an industrial building marked Chameleon and own by popular businessman Stacey Hobson. According to the detectives Browne’s body had obvious injuries to the head and shoulder but was unable to say what caused these injuries.

Officers from the Crime Scene Department processed the scene while the District Medical Officer who visited the scene pronounced Browne dead. The Coroner was informed and permission was given for the body to be removed to a funeral home under police escort. An autopsy will be performed at a later date to exact the cause of Browne’s death. Investigations are ongoing.

Meanwhile less than twenty four hours after the young girls body was found, the police are investigating a shooting which left a young man dead just after eight o’clock this morning in the area of Dorset Village.

ZIZ News understands that a young man employed by the Park and Beach Unit received multiple gun shots wounds to his body.

Details of this shooting will be given in a subsequent post.

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