Police in search of 12-year-old abducted from her home by ‘suspected lunatic’

Kernisha Etienne

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) is seeking the assistance of the general public, more specifically the people residing in the Warner and Belles area, in finding 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne who was abducted from a home at Warner last evening.

In a statement to the media, Assistant Superintendent in charge of the Southern Division, Leana Edwards, reported that on Tuesday 7, June, 2022, at about 11:30 p.m. Etienne was abducted by “suspected lunatic”, Kian Alexander, male adult of Belles.

Edwards said 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.

“Thereafter, he abducted 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne, the adopted daughter of Laurent Joseph Bruno, and disappeared with her into the bushes of Warner. Laurent Joseph Bruno was transported in a conscious state to the Dominica China Friendship Hospital (DCFH) for medical attention,” the Police Superintendent stated.

According to Edwards, an extensive search is being conducted by the police and residents of Warner for the 12-year-old and her abductor.

Edwards issued an appeal to anyone with information to call Police Headquarters at 6115100 6115158 6115165 and 6115164.

 

Kian Alexander

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42 Comments

  1. Maja S
    June 13, 2022

    Look it, a Red Devil…

  2. Ibo France
    June 10, 2022

    The longer it takes to find this loving, little child, Kernisha, the chances of finding her alive rapidly diminish. No resources of the state should be spared in trying to save her if she still has the breath of life.

    For the last two mornings, on rising from my sleep, the first thing on my mind is whether or not little Kenosha was found. Each time there is no positive news I try to keep hope alive, but inevitably I am overcome with sadness and anxiety.

    One last thing I wish to mention. This sad incident should bring focus on our children. They are extremely vulnerable and should be protected and cared for like a lioness protects and cares for her cubs. These creatures would die protecting their young.

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  3. O Dominica
    June 9, 2022

    The last thing I will say about this sad situation is, this child picture should have never been posted online because she’s a minor. It’s not like you are looking for a missing dog and you need to show the color and breed. I would not have posted it. What good has it done? The age of the child would have been enough. She has been out longer than she could survive under such man. If this man is found alive just castrate him from shaft and balls.

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    • DAFriend
      June 10, 2022

      They are quite happy to post pictures of the victims but very seldom post pictures of the offenders, in particular not when they in possession of the DLP party bible second edition, volume3 from 2008.

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    • Kevs
      June 10, 2022

      What you taking about? The picture is there for people in case they see her🤦

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    • Beta
      June 12, 2022

      …where is the picture of the alleged kidnapper? Where is it? In case one of us see him…? Could it perhaps be the case that he is a DLP supporter and as such has immunity? This entire police search is one of those famous SMOKE SCREENS which can be experienced in our country on a daily basis. It’s utterly disgusting.

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  4. Anne
    June 9, 2022

    The child who needs it cannot speak for herself. God blesses you with 2 drones – help the child! You don’t have to wait for someone to ask you – offer your service. A child’s life is in danger and you want someone to ask you? Let the attention be on the child that needs the help. People!

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  5. WTP
    June 9, 2022

    Don’t blame me, people. But this guy is a Monster! How would this innocent child survive if this Monster gets wild? I don’t think she’s still with us. How parents are able to bear such pain? I couldn’t celebrate my birthday (as a leader) if my country was experiencing such pain. The whole country is in pain while de AM celebrating with champagne and who knows what. As a leader, I would order all hands on deck and make sure this child doesn’t spend one night out with this Monster who is DRESSED UP ALL IN RED. You see what I see? OK, then. Many of these characters are RED PEOPLE.

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    • mine
      June 9, 2022

      Everything is a politics, politics and politics. Since after the pilgrimage from the river mouth to the cemetery lots of bad incidents are happening and they were not not dressed in red.

      • Lawyer
        June 10, 2022

        In 99.95% of cases they are dressed in red and in 87% of cases in very expensive designer clothes and suits.

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  6. dissident
    June 9, 2022

    Kernisha…… I’m praying for you…… you have been through too much…. you so innocent my girl. You don’t deserve this.

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  7. mine
    June 8, 2022

    Heavenly father protect this child from this monster shield her under your mantle so that he won’t harm her. Father lord I place this kid in your hands, hold her hands comfort ,strengthen and let her be safe.

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  8. Failed state
    June 8, 2022

    Seem this mad man should have been dealt with long time by the police and health department but the police too busy arresting Thomson fontaine and Danny lugay

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  9. Kell
    June 8, 2022

    Is Dominica a Christian Country? We will know by thumbs up and thumbs down. Also by neither. My thumbs down is the first because it’s definitely not a Christian country by a long shot.

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  10. But I still Red
    June 8, 2022

    But what is the difference between those that abducted Choksi and the man that abducted this 12 year old girl? Ok I guess is a school girl and she was a minor though Peter told us at 13, 14, 15 they looking good.
    So if this man could be referred to as a lunatic then I conclude that those who abducted Choksi are Lunatics as well and seems like is lunatics that running things here and not Skerrit who claimed to be running things

  11. acinimoD
    June 8, 2022

    If he is caught alive (which I doubt) de brute will still have legal rights to be represented by a lawyer. That’s what sickening about a “democratic system.” Let him be tried in Iran 🇮🇷.

    • Sac kaka
      June 8, 2022

      You notice that no government ministers are addressing our concerns? Warner and Campbell are laboratories but are very simple and blind. They still kiss 💋 de boy Bar-Hind regardless eem sey nah ting. Once they get 3 sheets of galvanize they alright. 3 sheets of galvanize to sell out your country. Has Skeritt send any help to these villagers where this child was kidnapped? Are there police officers in de bush searching for her? I guess the people’s tax money not going far enough. If you put 50% of the population to work, then there will be a steady flow of revenue. The passport money goes to pay for trips to Dubai, hotel expenses, spending money, and making desert 🌵 friends. Our people needs HELP! Damn it….

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  12. Ibo France
    June 8, 2022

    Let’s not lose focus. This is not the time to cast blame. All our attention should be like a laser beam on finding the little one, and returning her to her family if that is God’s will.

    After the child is found let the floodgates of blame, criticisms, suggestions and advice open.

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  13. Ibo France
    June 8, 2022

    Just looking at the photos of this little, innocent child makes my heart weeps. The little girl looks so innocent, full of life and promise, seems to have not a trouble in this world.

    Why is it that bad things seem to happen to good people so often. This world is up-side-down. So many good people are suffering while the bad ones seem to prosper. But, Karma will inevitably catch up with the WJCKED.

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  14. Ask Choksi
    June 8, 2022

    It’s hard but all of these bitter herbs are either children of or connected to Skerrit’s No law No constitution. If you think I am lying I challenge you to ask Mahul Choksi

  15. I pray that they find her alive and safe 🙏🏽

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  16. Panda Air
    June 8, 2022

    As i said to a friend they are welcome to request my assistance i own 2 professional level drones with a range of up to 5.8miles and 4.3miles respectively. But they only out here soliciting.

    • Jay
      June 9, 2022

      Why don’t you volunteer your drones for Christ’s sake. You will help save a life sooner.

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  17. Iamanidiot
    June 8, 2022

    I know a few people have drones, some amateur ones some professional ones, police aself should have those, they need to keep up with the times, that’s alot of ground to cover.

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    • Praying
      June 8, 2022

      All we need is for the entire country to pause, pick up cutlass and axe, cut down every barrier and find this darling. And kee praying for her safe return.

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  18. Ibo France
    June 8, 2022

    This incident should propel mental illness to the fore. Too many homeless and mentally unsound people are aimlessly roaming the streets. Much more can and should be done in an effort to try and rehabilitate these people.

    The government, relatives, and civil society should combine their efforts in getting this ballooning number of vagrants in a proper institution as they are a present and growing threat to society while left up to themselves to make their homes on the streets.

    Gett

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    • facts
      June 8, 2022

      Please Ibo can we leave politics out of this for once in awhile. Pray for this child in you head to the bush like us and look for that baby. My My My… For a matter of fact mentally ill people are usally the VICTIMS. They are the one that is hurt not hurting others. Do your research. Men hearts are evil IBO. They use all kind of substance and blaming it on mental health. A true Mental person would not do that. It is either the devil has gotten into the person. He is evil because there is a true devil out there. We need to take things seriously. We are looking at all these school shootings in the USA and Republican blaming it all on Mental health. These people ar4 not mental they know how to go to the Gun store and purchase an A-15 riffle. What for. This guy with that baby in the woods is a pervert. Stop blame shifting. He is possesed with an untouched little girl. Hate to say this but I hope they put him down this is a disgrace to humanity. Poor little girl.. Let us get the monster

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      • facts
        June 8, 2022

        I meant and head to the bush like us….Get off your Critical High Chair.

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      • Ibo France
        June 8, 2022

        Are you alright? What have I said to incur your manufactured wrath? Anyway, no body throws stones at an empty mango tree. It has to be laden with succulent mangoes.

        I’m not perturbed by your noise. Lions don’t be bothered by the bleating of sheep.

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        • facts
          June 8, 2022

          I am sorry IBO I am just very upset. I came across angry and that I am. Please forgive me. wanted to address this.
          You Said!!!!!!!
          Why is it that bad things seem to happen to good people so often. This world is up-side-down. So many good people are suffering while the bad ones seem to prosper. But, Karma will inevitably catch up with the WJCKED.

          Psalm 73 answered all of your questions. Let us continue to pray for the Baby. Bless you!!!!!

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          • Ibo France
            June 9, 2022

            @facts

            You are forgiven. Humility is an important virtue. I, also, make mistakes and engage in occasional indiscretions .One love!

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        • KID ON THE BLOCK
          June 8, 2022

          So you agree that no one sends stone at an empty mango tree unless it is laden with succulent mangoes. Would you agree then, is because Skerrit is laden with blessings from the peoples cry you are so obsessed at him?! Ibo MALAPROP France, what planet did you drop from? Certainly not one God created. Must be one of the DEVIL.

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      • June 8, 2022

        Couldn’t agree with you anymore, brother. Ibo France is possessed by and obsessed with Skerrit; that is why he can’t leave politics out of it. So sad, the story of an old, haunted, frustrated man with nothing productive to do in his life. What a waste!

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  19. Ibo France
    June 8, 2022

    This is one time we must put our collective efforts, both the police and members of the public, to try to locate this innocent child. I’m just praying and hoping that she would be found unharmed.. If the police have to use all of the resources available to them in an effort to find little Kernisha.

    My heart also goes out to Kernisha’s parents and the rest of her family. It has to be a most horrifying experience for them.

    May her uncle, Mr. Bruno, have a complete recovery from his injuries.

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  20. If we knew better
    June 8, 2022

    Them times little girls are the most coveted. Parents and guardians do all that you can to protect your children. Today there i listen to a man ask Prosper if 12, 13, 14 year olds looking good in his eyes. He had no comment.

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  21. BMB
    June 8, 2022

    This is an URGENT call for all who have time to assist……..time is of the essence……. the child needs to be found TODAY……let her not spend another night with this criminal. btw……..Assistant Superintendent Leana Edwards….this is 2022. Can we PLEASE have a standardized telephone number for the Police…? 911 or 999 for example. Something easily memorized (even for a child) in case of an emergency. All those 611 this and 611 that…

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    • Paul Charles
      June 8, 2022

      That’s the first thing I said when I heard her listing all these long numbers for emergency

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    • Robby
      June 12, 2022

      The police in DA is not there to serve the public but instead it’s there to serve and protect that CM and his cronies. Why do all you refuse to understand? Are you all blind? One day you all will get a very rude awakening and then the bawling will be heard as far as St. Lucia. All you get exactly what you deserve. No sympathy from me!

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  22. Mechant
    June 8, 2022

    The amount of people who have gone in search of the young girl I know if they meet him before law enforcement as you see the Crapaud are scarce “Crapaud smoke his pipe wee”.

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  23. kevin
    June 8, 2022

    these are serious times in dominica. I hope that child is found safe and secure.

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  24. Plaisance I From
    June 8, 2022

    Calling on all who are amateur aeriel videographers with drones to join the search in a coordinated effort with the police, bringing their drone resources to bear… Have an aeriel grid-style search from the Warner crime scene going outwards (in radius). Details on what clothes the culprit was wearing should be provided too..

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    • Bwa-Banday
      June 8, 2022

      On the lighter side ….. Just be careful if Symbort gwan-movement or Whiteless the criminal is on scene playing heavy because the may think is them you droning for the americans :mrgreen: :mrgreen: and may have you arrested.

      But seriously, everyone with a drone or knowledge of the area should be in Warner or Campbell right now searching for that child. I am headed to the area but will need company to form a search party.

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