Police Investigate Newfield Homicide
Police are continuing their investigations into an alleged homicide that occurred at Newfield Village at about 12:10 a.m on Friday 21st May 2021.
It is alleged that an altercation ensued between two men ages twenty-six (26) and fifty-six (56) years who are known to each other.
The body of the 56-year-old man was later found in the vicinity of his home with what appeared to be injuries.
A medical doctor arrived on the scene and pronounced the body dead around 9:05 a.m.
The 26-year-old is currently in police custody assisting the police further into their investigations.
Police are appealing to residents in the surrounding area who may have information on this latest homicide to contact the Freetown Police Station at 460-4121 or the Criminal Investigations Department at 462- 3913/14.
This brings to two (2) the number of homicides recorded in Antigua and Barbuda for the year 2021.