By: Spokesman Newsroom

BASSETERRE, St.Kitts (Tuesday 28th August 2018)- An outpour of grief by close family members on social media has confirmed that a young man killed last night is the son of a well-known local public official.

Police are reporting that the individual was shot and killed at Pine Gardens in St.Kitts just after 10 PM.

The deceased is said to be in his 30s, and his death has now taken the homicide count for 2018 in St.Kitts and Nevis to 20.

More details in a follow-up report.