BREAKING NEWS: Former Antigua DPP Gene Pestaina dies in Dominica


Former Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Gene Pestaina, has died.

His family confirmed to Dominica News Online that he passed at his home at around 10:30 on Thursday morning.

Pestaina, who has been gravely ill in recent times, served close to 40 years in public service/law enforcement in Dominica.

He served as Director of Public Prosecutions in Antigua and Barbuda between 2004-2005.

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  1. RIP Mr P. I remember your humor and strenght. I know those you worked with at the DPP’ss office here will greatly miss you.

  2. Sincere condolences t my friend and former teacher Judith Pertains on the transitioning of her beloved husband, Gene.

  3. What a role model of such high integrity was Gene Patina. A man with magnificent leadership and morals. I remembered the day I took the police exam and was interviewed by Mr Gene Pastina b4 being sent 2 Barbados where I was trained at the Police Academy. Mr Pastina had all the attributes 2b Police Commissioner but chooses 2 continue his Law Enforcement career with DISTINCION. “MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE”

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