Police reveal causes of death in homicides

From the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – As police investigations continue into three homicides that took place last week, post-mortems were conducted on the bodies of the victims to determine their causes of death. The examinations were conducted Monday, March 5, by Forensic Pathologis Dr. Valery Alexandrov.

In the case of the double homicide that occurred in Keys Village, the autopsy report determined that the cause of death of Naomi Finch, 19, was due to homicidal manual strangulation, while her sister, Jimmyliah Finch, 20, died from multiple homicidal chop wounds with partial decapitation. Both were from Keys Village.

The report on the autopsy on the body of Mikelton Tyson, 25, of Phillips Village concluded that he died from a single fatal gunshot wound to the chest.