By: Spokesman Newsroom
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts- Travien Liddie, 18, one of the young men charged with killing 17-year-old Leanna Napoleon allegedly tried to take his life at a cell in the Basseterre Police Station earlier this week.
A police statement issued yesterday (Wednesday 20th June) did not give any specifics pointing to the prisoner’s identity. However, credible information received by this media house reveals that it was Liddie.
According to the local authorities, at approximately 11.40 PM on Monday 19th June, “a person in custody at the Basseterre Police Station attempted to take their own life.”
Reportedly, upon discovery of this attempt, a police officer initiated a medical emergency.
Furthermore, the person was taken to the Joseph N. France General Hospital for medical observation and later detained under watch for other observations.
It was also reported that the officer was commended for his adherence to the prisoner control procedures and for responding quickly to the incident.
Liddie, along with brother of the murdered teen 19-year-old Brandon Lee Wells were charged with the offence of murder on Saturday 17th June and Monday 19th June, respectively.