UPDATE: Pichelin man found dead in Grandbay cell

Police are investigating an apparent suicide which occurred in Grandbay today.

According to reports from Inspector of Police Fixton Henderson, on Thursday, March  14, 2024, just after midnight, 28-year-old Felon Lewis of Pichelin who was in police custody, having been arrested on suspicion of committing the offences of malicious damage and battery was found hanging by the neck in a holding cell at the Grandbay Police Station.

He said the lifeless body of Lewis was found wearing a pair of short pants with no shirt.

A shirt was seen tied around his neck and to a metal bar which is on the metal gate of the cell.

He was examined and pronounced dead at the scene that morning by a medical doctor.

Lewis’ body is being kept at a funeral home pending an autopsy.

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) investigates the circumstances surrounding the death of Lewis and expresses its sincere condolences to his family and friends.

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  1. Dominica was a place
    March 15, 2024

    Stay safe and alive by not going to jail in Dominica and the China friendship hospital.

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  2. Short Rope
    March 15, 2024

    Of course…. Once he is killed he must be found dead.

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  3. En Ba La
    March 15, 2024

    Stop playing or fooling around? the Leaders need to take responsibility. you all are moving away from our values and adopting all Alien culture.

    Well-loved. Like or Dislike: Thumb up 7 Thumb down 0
    March 15, 2024

    Another one AGAIN found dead while in police custody ?? All I’ll say is I await the result of the investigations.

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  5. En Ba La
    March 15, 2024

    How did we arrive at this? How many times in our history had this? We definitely have found ourselves in some sad situation – a position we as a nation should not have been in. Do not tell me about it happens elsewhere. We have to be careful -with what we play with. Let us not open our doors to this type of culture.

    Since when our jails have such. The politicians need to take responsibility for these types of things. I know so. Do we even have a sitting government? Government that should be looking after our interest and security and they are not

    It is unfortunate

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  6. Lin clown
    March 15, 2024

    I an trying to understand if it’s hanging or strangulation.With hanging the feet must be suspended,not touching the ground ground or floor.I do not remember the iron cell door being so high that a prisoner can hang himself from it.But,again that is what the police inspector said.

  7. SIA
    March 15, 2024

    Who names their child Felon? RIP young man. Mental illness is a serious issue that’s affecting a lot of our youths.

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