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Double Homicide in Stapleton Village


St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) – Two young men were murdered in the early hours of Saturday, March 25, in Stapleton Village.

(L-R) Henry and Edwards

The Police confirmed that the young men, identified as Jermaine Henry, 35, and Denzil Edwards, 34, both of Stapleton Village, died due to a shooting at about 2:00 am Saturday. 

The police are investigating and have shared that “a group of men were playing cards in a yard when a lone gunman wearing a hoodie entered the yard and opened fire on them. The two men were shot, and a third man sustained a broken leg in his attempt to escape”. 

Henry died at the scene, and Edwards died shortly after at Joseph N France General Hospital after being transported there by the EMS. 

Anyone with additional information on the incident is asked to call the Stapleton Police Station at 465-2418 or the Violent Crimes Unit at 467-1886, 1887 or 1888.


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