Keyan Alexander revealed the possible whereabouts of Kernisha Etienne before his death, say police

Kernisha Etienne

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) has intensified its search for 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne based on a potential lead, which, according to the Deputy Chief of Police, Lincoln Corbette, her abductor provided to the authorities before he died.

According to Corbette, at about 3:15 pm today June 18, 2022, while conducting a search in the Brookhill Estate area, a police patrol team encountered Alexander armed with a cutlass which was about 3 feet long.

“The police attempted to apprehend him. He charged the police with the cutlass. The police took action to subdue him by shooting at his legs. The police took immediate action to render first aid. During that time, he said certain things to the police as to the possible whereabouts of Kernisha Etienne,” Corbette revealed. “As a result, the search has been intensified in the area to find Kernisha Etienne.”

He said the ambulance and the district medical officer were summoned and Alexander was pronounced dead shortly after.

Corbette used the opportunity to call on all able-bodied people to assist the police with the search for Etienne who was abducted from her home in Warner on June 7, 2022.

Alexander, a resident of Belles, who is reportedly mentally ill, took Etienne from her home at about 11:30 p.m. on the said night. The police reported that in committing the offence, Alexander went to the home of his uncle, Laurent Joseph Bruno, and attacked him with a cutlass inflicting serious wounds to his head and face, before leaving with the 12-year-old.

“I wish to commend all the officers and members of the public who have been relentless in searching for Kernisha. We also wish to commend the public for their trust and confidence in the police. Our main focus has been on and remains on the safe return of Kernisha Etienne to her family,” Corbette ended by stating.

Etienne’s adopted parents Misca Bruno and Laurent Joseph Bruno, have remained optimistic throughout this ordeal that the 12-year-old is still alive.

They spoke to journalist, Matthias Peltier, during the Hot Seat program on Q-95 Radio earlier this week.

“What I am getting in my thoughts is that Kernisha is ok,” Mrs. Bruno stated. “She is ok and she is going to come back.”

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31 Comments

  1. mine
    June 22, 2022

    God is the only on who the truth about this little girl. WHY IS THE ADOPTED mother to stand up for this child. There is more to the story the public don’t know.

  2. JAH KAL
    June 21, 2022

    What!!!!!!!!! is really wrong with Dominican’s , a child is missing for so many day’s and you still can not find her ,what a failure. The police that said the guy told them where the girl is how come she is not found. Where is the recording to prove that , people that’s a cover up i guaranteed they had there phone with them, my people that child can not be in Warna if ever body who live in the area search there home that little girl would have been found .These guy’s lying there teeth out bunch of incompetent you know what. God please protect and keep the little angle alive. Please !!!!!!!!! .

  3. stupes
    June 20, 2022

    Which Etienne that died.. Girl get off your high religious chair. She is still alive.

  4. Iamanidiot
    June 20, 2022

    That’s a big lapse on alot of people part. The other day there was a riot, I saw the police using rubber bullet, couldnt that have been deployed? One in his stomach would have make him backflip, but when you guys rolling with those “Call of Duty” guns. Is like in all them “command tent” meeting no body thought of…”wait….what if he comes charging from the bush with a cutlass, what do we do?” I’m not saying if a man charging at you with a cutlass don’t defend yourself and shoot, but we all knew the child life is directly tied to his life.

    Secondly, the Chief said he gave the intel that the child was alive somewhere, so if he told one lie, is it possible he told a second about the state of the child?

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  5. Ibo France
    June 20, 2022

    I have often repeated that Dominica is unique. It is not a normal country. In fact, it is a pariah nation.

    In any other civilised, well-governed country, there would have been a Press Conference by the National Security Minister, the top brass of the ‘Police Force’ and probably the leader of the country the very day the abductor was killed.

    This is three days since the shooting of the fugitive and no press conference? They should be facing the press prepared to answer pertinent questions concerning this incident.

    When the news media in any country is silent, complcent, and cowardly in the face of issues of great national concerns, democracy dies, the people suffer, and the country goes rogue.

    Once Roosevelt remains in his present position it’s all downhill for Dominica and its inhabitants.

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  6. Satan is a liar
    June 20, 2022

    I firmly believe the objective given to the police was to kill Kenyan Alexander. I further believe that Alexander had dirt on the authorities and therefore they didn’t want him to speak out.
    I have always warned Dominicans about Satan the liar, who only knows how to lie, steal, kill and destroy and I hope when the truth behind this story is out all will come to the conclusion that Satan is really a liar and he comes not but for to steal, kill and destroy. John 8:44. I see the ugly Satan of the bible all over in this sad story

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    • Iamanidiot
      June 20, 2022

      Make it make sense people, not everything is a conspiracy theory. If somebody have dirt on the authorities, it’s a mad man in the bush that bathing when rain falls? really? Where he getting it. Where would Kian Alexander get any dirt on somebody?

      • Sandra Roberts
        June 21, 2022

        Little do you know, is them pàrows and mad man that is used at nights to do them big man’s dirty wk, that’s why they always end up dead misterioisly, and is them pàrow homeless women them big men in sociaty does pick up at nights to xxxx, Dominica is no longer what it used to be. We don’t know who has sold their soul & who they’ll pay to get inocent blood to do their payment. May God help us ALL😭🙏

  7. dissident
    June 20, 2022

    If de police shot at his legs because he was threatening dem……he died of (a) gunshot wound?
    So de man was right in front de police going to cut off one of dem head?

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  8. JAH KAL
    June 20, 2022

    Corbette Carbon and the gang need to answer to the public in god name why did they kill the guy, he is the only person that know where that little girl is . You mean to tell me those police officers had no tasers , that’s unbelievable.

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  9. Bwa-Banday
    June 20, 2022

    Ok people…the police is an inefficient, poorly lead political gang but cut them some slack on the killing of this criminal. Some of you may be saying; “Did the wood doctor (alias Bwa-Banday) just said that? Yes I did!

    For those less familiar with various weapons used by our police and the devastation they can cause, an M16 assault Rifle (which was most likely was used) or a military style shot gun which we have in our armory can literally cut off some legs. It all depends on how the weapon was used. So the question should not be how comes he died after being shot in the “leg(s)” but rather why was he shot that way in the first place if the child was not with him. A sniper should have been assigned with every police search party but I am 1000% sure that was not the case. Now, the child may no longer be alive regardless of what that psyco says but boy oh boy do I have questions. While Kiyan’ soul burn in HELL for eternity lets pray and keep searching vigorously for the child.

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    • iamanidiot
      June 20, 2022

      Boss cut them some slack why? If they know their guns doing so much damage. Maybe that’s the wrong tool to take on a mission where you need the subject alive?

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  10. Outrageous
    June 19, 2022

    Wait wait wait. You shot him in his leg and he died? I want an autopsy to find the cause of death. Or the family will be taking the government to court

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  11. Herbie F. Jack
    June 19, 2022

    I have a question. I understand the danger of a mentally unstable man coming at the Police with a cutlass……but you mean to tell me the police force in Dominica doesn’t have state of the art TAZERS that can immobilize and neutralize a violent individual and throw the person on the floor electrocuted for a few minutes giving the police enough time to contain the person with handcuffs and feet cuffs ?? Shooting Kian wasn’t a wise idea. Now he is dead and up to now……..Where is the 12 year old ?? SMH

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    • Bwa-Banday
      June 20, 2022

      The answer to your question is NO!

      Why?: All the money we suppose to have in the treasury going in BOBOL, POONANNY and BIG BIRTHDAY bashes. Even the money the US gave to build a Coast Guard base went in BOBOL. What we had left went to a learned former jurist who is STILL pretending to be drafting electoral reform legislation.

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  12. Lin clown
    June 19, 2022

    A crime was committed in Earl Bruno village.They have Athie Martin and a bunch of lazy UWP supporters breaking the law every Wednesday,talking BS about we will march until kingdom come.And the media whore playing we shall overcome on Q95.Now is the time for Earl Bruno and the handful of UWP aholes to put boots on the ground,and find the 12 year old.I have always said UWP is not a political party,it’s a terrorist organization,a hater of the police and,a hater of law and order.The are masters of arson,fake news,propaganda,lies and the destroyers of public and private property.Unlike the UWP I congratulate the police for a job well done,by shooting the sob to death.I also support the public,those with good intent who participated in the search.Now is the time for everybody to take part in the search for the 12 year old without fear.I hope IBO France,Jonathan,Linton,Gramoxone Francisco-dog,Matt,Blessings and the other UWP failures assist the police and take part in the search.

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    • out of south city
      June 20, 2022

      Stop being ignorant and come again.

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      • Ibo France
        June 20, 2022

        Ignore that attention seeker. He has never applied common sense to anything he says or writes. It’s filthy sewage every time.

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  13. the truth
    June 19, 2022

    This is one of the greatest cover up ever done by the police. where ever that someone can be shot in the leg and die. I have eye witness evidences that Alexander was hit in his stomach with the gun. beaten several times so he could talk. the police murder the man. I have proof of that
    the man had no cutlass in his procession, all he had was a bag with food. (glossary ).

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    • smh
      June 21, 2022

      you can die from any wound …… You all think life is a video game where people can just take bullet and keep moving.

  14. The Dead Can’t Talk
    June 19, 2022

    Daniel Cabon and Corbet are two of the worse top brass of the police we have ever had! They are not known for their professionalism or truthfulness but rather for their abilities to cover Skerrit’s crimes. So who said anybody going to trust their report . What became of the Choksi matter was the last nail in their coffin for me. So needless to say I don’t believe anything they say including pM Skerrit, one I once admired. I looked at him during those press briefings and you could tell there was never a sense of brokenness in him. He was just going through the motions and was saying what he knew people wanted to hear but never from his heart
    I think there is more to this story than what they have told us and killing of Keyan Alexander is nothing more than a well calculated story. In fact I wonder if Keyan even told them anything about the whereabouts of the young child. I just believe the authorities knew where she was from day one but they wanted to kill Keyan first so he don’t talk

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  15. Ibo France
    June 19, 2022

    If Kernisha is still alive, which I fervently hope, it is of utmost importance that she is found as quickly as humanly possible. She will now be alone in the dark, damp bushes having to fend for herself with no outdoor survival skills.

    Law enforcement authorities would need the public’s fullest assistance. Let’s give it to them as time is of the essence.

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    • So sorry
      June 20, 2022

      He was in the Latoy area for some days and he admitted before he died that she was in a house in WARNER which means she was left alone. Was he going up every day to bring her food and water? Come on people ,here is a man who has just hache a man and left him for dead so he is on the run. Nobody is going to tell ms that he will tote a child behind him to keep him back. Let’s be real people,unfortunately something drastic has happened to Kernisha. The man believed in the occult and sacrifices. Be real people. God bless her innocent soul. Stop the hate.

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    • Sharon S
      June 20, 2022

      When this news first broke. They posted a video with Kian attacking the policemen. There were about six of them he was swinging the cutlass up and down he swang it like they were skipping. A real big cutlass. Whoever posted this picture had a true picture of the incident. He almost cut one head off. One of the Police was down that is when he was shot. They were advised to take the Video down. Let me know how many others saw that Video on Dominica breaking news. It was the real thing it lasted like 5mins and it was taken down. This would answer why he was shot. Please post that video back so the world can see the police had no choice his head would be gone…..I saw it with my own eyes. It seem like he wanted to die……He could throw at their head so skilled with the cutlass

  16. Goodweed
    June 18, 2022

    So you mean to say, after all these days and training/ reiterating (we want him alive) the police wasn’t not equipped with stun guns/tasers?
    Dominica police ain’t sh*t, four police officers can’t take down this one individual without shooting🤦🏽‍♂️

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  17. elizabethlxavier
    June 18, 2022

    I pray to the Father, Almighty God, that Kernisha, will be found. It is sad that Etienne had to die before the good news come to pass. But I also believe that his death was the way that God set him free from his dangerous state of mental illness. His Will is always done for the best of all people.

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    • elizabethlxavier
      June 18, 2022

      Correction: It is sad the Alexander had to die—–

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      • Toto
        June 20, 2022

        Wiat till God sets YOU free, you zealous religious fanatic. Go and repend and save your miserable soul.

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    • Robby
      June 20, 2022

      Not interested in your blasphemy. Hypocrite!!!!

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    • stupes
      June 20, 2022

      Which Etienne that died.. Girl get off your high religious chair. She is still alive.

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