Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Henry Parsons, a 54 year old Labourer of Long Piece, Lowmans Windward.

Police said, according to investigations, last Friday February 21st, at about 11:40 p.m. Police responded to a chopping incident which occurred at the “Kiss Me Neck Bar” at Long Piece, Lowmans Windward.  Police said, on arrival at the scene, the victim Henry Parsons was unresponsive with a chop wound to the back of his right foot. He was later pronounced dead on the scene by the District Medical Officer.

Police said, Frankie Joseph a resident of Long Piece, Lowmans Windward. was identified as the assailant in the incident and is currently in police custody assisting with the investigations.

Police said they are also investigating the circumstances surrounding a report of attempted murder on a 67-year-old Legal Clerk of Cane Hall.

According to investigations, on Friday February 21st, an unknown male assailant with the intent to commit the act of murder on the virtual complainant shot her in the face and chest with a gun. The incident occurred at Cane Hall.

The Police are therefore seeking the assistance of the public in obtaining any information that will lead to the apprehension and prosecution of the offender(s) in this matter.

Persons with information can contact the ACP in charge of Crime at  456-1339 or the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at 4561810 or any Police Officer or Police Station.