The St. Kitts and Nevis police department is investigating a stabbing incident that left one man dead and another injured.

Police said that close to 4 p.m. on Tuesday (June 02) an altercation between several people occurred in Old Road. “During the incident, Donte Samuel, 26, was stabbed several times in the chest and 31-year-old Quezney Watson, also of Old Road, received a wound to his left eye. They were both transported to the JNF Hospital in private vehicles.”

Samuel succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Hospital. Watson underwent surgery and is currently warded in a stable condition.

The Police are appealing to persons who might have information regarding this incident to contact the Violent Crime Unit by dialing 467-1887, 467-1888, 662-3468 or the nearest Police Station.

Samuel’s death is the sixth homicide for the year in St. Kitts and Nevis.