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Police investigating suspected suicide of beloved educator Oswald Elliott


by Kevon Browne

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Mr. Oswald Elliott, one of the most renowned and longest-serving English and Literature educators in St. Kitts, has passed. The authorities suspect Elliott’s passing was a result of suicide.

In a statement, the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) said it is investigating the suspected suicide of Elliott following a call for assistance at his residence at Nevis Street, St. Kitts, around 9 a.m. on May 23, 2023.

Emergency Services found Mr. Elliott inside his home and unresponsive.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.

The RSCNPF expressed condolences on the passing of Elliott.

In a tribute, the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College posted a short statement on their Facebook page on the passing of Mr Elliot, who taught before his retirement.

The statement reads, “Dr Tamil Browne, Board Chair, wished to express condolences on behalf of the Board of Governors to those who loved and respect Mr Oswald Elliot.

Mr Elliot was the consummate educator with a devotion to academia and his students.

He served at the Clarance Fitzroy Bryant College with distinction.

Although he has departed this life, the knowledge he imparted is immortal.

Mr Oswald Elliott received the Star of Merit in 2019 for service in education and the Medal of Honor for education in 2013.

Another tribute on Facebook hailed Elliott as one the best English/Literature Teachers and Home Room Teachers at Cayon High School.


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