Multiple killings in Guadeloupe

Map Guadeloupe showing Petit Bourg

Tragedy struck the little village of Tabanon in Petit Bourg, Guadeloupe, Saturday night when a man, David Ramassamy, killed 6 people.

According to media reports in Guadeloupe, those killed included his two children aged 6 and 11, his wife, 2 of her uncles and a cousin.

The newspaper, France Antilles Guadeloupe reports that Ramassamy’s body was found Sunday morning in his car parked in a field with a gunshot wound to his head.  

According to the newspaper, it is unclear at this time what caused the 40 year old rifle club champion to commit this act. 

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  1. Anonymous
    July 5, 2013

    man how could u kill ur kids while they sleeping…thts just sad…really sad dis one made me cry..

  2. love
    July 2, 2013

    I belive God gives and should be the only one that
    Should be taking if two people. Are together
    You all can’t get along is just go on with u all life
    All life yt kill if you so wants to kill just kill ur
    Self and when people do there bullshit sume
    Of us we always give excuse but that’s real
    No0n sens

  3. star
    July 2, 2013

    DNO…thanks for always keeping us updated, however your article states that this man killed 6 persons….though later it did say that he was found with a gunshot wound to his head, your article should read “if he is dead” which i assume as there was nothing about he was taken into police custody…that he killed 6 persons then turned the gun to himself and took his own life…i think thats why some persons were speaking about justice or lack of it as they felt this would be another crime where the penalty did not fit….however as always thanks for always keeping us in the loop.

    • toma
      July 2, 2013

      who the hell are you to tell DNO how to write a stoyr

  4. Justice and Truth
    July 2, 2013

    This is sad news. The two children are innocent. No doubt, they are in the presence of God.
    I pray God had mercy on the souls of the victims. As for the murderer, we do not know what could have caused him to commit such atrocities including taking his life. It is difficult to surmise that God forgave him. His lifestyle and the manner in which he treated his wife, children and other people will also depend on it.
    God will judge him. In fact, he has already been judged.

  5. new york
    July 1, 2013

    hey david u play with the wrong person didn’t u think that he wanted what was his …….. he gave u and u did not pay back david

  6. July 1, 2013

    We need to pray more. Put God in all we do.
    Without God, things go crazy…pray, pray, pray. All I can say

  7. new york
    July 1, 2013


  8. new york
    July 1, 2013

    don’t do evil david u never pay me for my construction job i did on your root

    • Justice and Truth
      July 1, 2013

      Why did you not take him to Court? What good and satisfaction is it for you, stating it on DNO?

  9. new york
    July 1, 2013

    david david u did that ?

  10. Joe
    July 1, 2013

    DNO please attempt to get the names of the victims maybe one of ur readers including me may know one or two of them.

    This is so very sad, i understood he snapped when he learned that his wife was having an affair… :-x :oops: :cry:

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      That would do it. It is nothing unusual. It happens worldwide. Most times it is the husbands (some) who are having an affair and generally, the women do not murder them.
      Well, we do not know the entire story. Some men could be suspicious if their wife/girlfriend as much as show friendship to a man. People do not have affairs for no reason. If she really had an affair, how did he treat her that caused her to do this?

  11. Frabo
    July 1, 2013

    Case close. No defendant.

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      Sad this happened!

  12. hmmm
    July 1, 2013

    this is ridiculously crazy!

    • SLU
      July 1, 2013

      I don’t think insanity has anything to do with it. I think that’s just a cop-out for people who don’t understand and aren’t interested in understanding, and who would like to think that there’s some fundamental defect that makes other people capable of murder, but not them.

      My guess is that if a person is depressed enough to commit suicide but also angry and vindictive enough, they’ll decide there’s no reason they’re the only one who should die. Since this person has now decided to take their own life as well as the lives of others, it’s also not hard to imagine such a person paying little or no attention to who the victims are; they’re figuring that there will either be no punishment in death or they’re already in for a pretty nasty afterlife anyway, so there’s no reason to hold back.

      • Justice and Truth
        July 2, 2013

        Their attitude is, “I will murder them and murder myself.” Therefore, they go down and they take others with them, saying, “I do not want to live and I will take you too”.
        Sometimes they only murder the wife and/or children. Few cases are there where women murder the men. If he got jealous and angry and he had a quarrel with the adults, it was easy for him to commit those murders. He may not have been a nice husband, father, relative; not a nice person in general.

    July 1, 2013

    i always say Dominica’s crimes are jokes compared to our neighboring islands

    • SLU
      July 1, 2013

      Hold that thought.
      Your pseudo intellect isn’t doing you justice at all.

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      A crime is a crime. No joke about that! Through the years there have been some atrocious crimes in Dominica. What about the human flesh that was found recently in Dominica? This is no joke!

  14. Anonymous
    July 1, 2013

    To commit such a act were due to lack of faith and no hope

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      The last name does not sound like a Christian name. Increased rejection of God, godlessness is attributed to crimes/murders.

  15. moi
    July 1, 2013

    so sad so many pple lost there life this year them killing need to stop gwada is just a war zone right now rip to them victim

  16. african queen
    July 1, 2013

    lord am i reading clearly o my goodness what cause this man to take so many lives one time like this.

  17. just lookin
    July 1, 2013

    SO SAD!!!! R.I.P

  18. July 1, 2013

    You think BUN easy? :lol: :lol: whether is jamaican buns or easter buns

    sad though.

  19. real
    July 1, 2013

    my condolences to any surviving relative

  20. I'm Just Saying
    July 1, 2013

    The devil made him do it…I’m sure that’s what he would have said in his defense if he was still alive. At least he had the good sense to out his own light after that massacre. good riddance.

  21. Faceup
    July 1, 2013

    Ramasamy must be Indian, so sad !

    • DC
      July 1, 2013

      Very sad! My sympathy to the love ones of the deceased. We should all learn from this. Tragedy can strike at any time,anywhere. That is why we must never play the blame game, instead, work collaboratively to find solutions to alleviate the ills of society. I am sure there were warning signs before this horrific act. We must never ignore the cries of a deranged individual, they must be addressed urgently.
      Faceup, be careful with what you post. This is not exempted to any race. My children have Indian blood, in fact they look more Indian than any other race, watch what you post. It can happen among any race. One Love.

    • Merina
      July 1, 2013

      He have to be of Indian descendant for sure, right here in Toronto they are the ones committing sure crimes, killing their wives, children, grandparents etc

      Them Indian men are very wick when it comes to marital/family issues

      Last week a Guyanese Indian did the same thing to his wife and children, the wife could not take his abuse any more and told him that she was moving out, he did not want to see another guy with the wife so he killed her and the two kids

      So sad

      • Justice and Truth
        July 2, 2013

        Sharia Law. They wanted this to be established in Toronto. The former Ontario Premier refused. He said we already have a Law for every Ontarian.

  22. sentient
    July 1, 2013

    this is monstrous. real tragedy. demons must be laughing out loud.

  23. godly woman
    July 1, 2013

    people god is calling people to give their life to him and donot be suprise of the work of the enemy he attacks godly people wen a person is living for him he let them do anything at anytime for him serve god and he can not control u jesus is lord and satan is defeated resist him and he will flee from u he no he got a short time

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      The enemy is powerful. He attacks the godly, those who are close to God.

  24. Nikee
    July 1, 2013

    Lack of jobs maybe?

    • brent
      July 1, 2013

      the man had a very good job ok! he was the boss of his own workers

      • Nikee
        July 2, 2013

        Thank you very much for saying he had a very good income but this still happened, but when is DA it is said is lack of jobs ainit?

    • concerned
      July 1, 2013

      He was a business owner. had his own security compagny for years. Lack of faith and ignorancy make some people act stupid

    • Annoyed
      July 1, 2013


  25. U NEED HELP.
    July 1, 2013

    The time is near.

    • Dominca_Lover
      July 1, 2013

      Every day we are nearer to the time. Near is relative term.

  26. sweetness
    July 1, 2013

    omg… this is sad. may they rest in peace.

  27. Muslim_Always
    July 1, 2013

    Afterward the authorities will have pity on him and not pass the death sentence if he is a serial killer. The pity is always on the criminals but NEVER on the victims. Where is the justice?

    • I'm Just Saying
      July 1, 2013

      You obviously cannot read to understand. HE SHOT HIMSELF AFTERWARD!!!

      • Muslim_Always
        July 1, 2013

        Thanks, I’m just so tired of hearing about these murders yet no justice.

        I missed the fine details, thanks for that.

      • Anonymous
        July 1, 2013

        That’s what them Indian men do, after they murder their wives and children they always kill themselves

    • Fattdoll
      July 1, 2013

      The authorities cannot pass the death sentence when he has already taken his own life. The story goes on to say that he was later found with a gun-shot wound to his head.

      • Frabo
        July 1, 2013

        There is a higher Authority after death. People keep committing these crimes because they fail to realize the Higher Authority. The one Authority we cannot escape. Faithless Generation.

      • Lori
        July 1, 2013

        Actually, the article did not say that the shot to the head was fatal. It’s natural to assume that it was, but that is not always so.

    • Ohh man
      July 1, 2013

      Muslim-Alaways,you have me laughing so hard….hahahahahahahahaha…. :lol: :lol: :lol:

    • July 1, 2013

      Hmmmmm…I thought they said he was found dead in his car with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      He murdered himself and 6 people. He plunged other members of their family and Guadeloupe nationals in sadness. Who and how many people will feel sorry for him?

  28. July 1, 2013

    May his mercy endures for ever. Lord help us. we need your visitation. lets go back to God. After GOD IS MAN. Y

  29. listener
    July 1, 2013

    O lord have mercy on us, boy life is getting scarey now wi boy the only safe place now is in the hands of God eh , my deepest sympathies to the rest of the family, to the victims RIP.

  30. Hope
    July 1, 2013

    We are sorry what happened. We were not there, we could speculate as much as we can. But the Bible said, “the heart is wicked, who could know it. We know, we human beings are capable of anything. Only the joy of the Lord that’s our strength, and the fear of God, the Law, and some self control, that is not making us snap, or do crazy things.

    We just have to pray for us, our children, parents, friends to not get to that point, by calling on God, when we feel overwhelmed, and the devil is trying to have the best of us to destroy us.

    The devil is a thief, who come to steal, kill and destroy. Lord help us, no matter what part of the earth we are, we are human beings. We pray for strength in the time of sorrow, and unbelief, for the families and country of the parties involved.
    Lord we need you.

  31. purple city
    July 1, 2013

    O.m.g so sad

  32. July 1, 2013

    According to the newspaper, it is unclear at this time what caused the 40 year old rifle club champion to commit this act–News Article

    God Almighty, Eternal Spirit of Love and Holiness, has to be the Life in us, He who has planned the length of our days in this world–He wants us to live not die, for how can we glorify His Love when are bone dead?

    This kind of murder suicide happens all the time, because the rest of us are so busy rushing through our own existence and issues of the day, we have no time to notice those who are existing with no hope, right up to the moment that they simple give up on holding on the Lifeline–because in their mind the enemy has told them it is no use.

    If only we would learn to love, to take time to notice those who are hurting, those who might have let go of the lifeline, because of the lie which they accept, and to try our best to encourage them to hold on–the pain does not last forever.

    This things happen because people exist with no faith in a God, who wants to be the Life in them, but this cannot happen without faith.

    For without faith there is no Life and without Life there is no hope, for hope is what presses on to the fullness of Life.

    Without hope there is no God in the heart of those persons; hence those people try to live by their own strength, but Jesus Christ–the Man who claimed all authority of God Almighty has told us: Without Me you can do nothing!

    If only we human beings would take heed of those words? Now 6 lives are gone, because one person accepted the lie of the enemy. Satan now has the victory–his achievement to still, kill and destroy. Good Lord!

  33. Pardon
    July 1, 2013

    but that is 7 dead, 2kids + 1 wife + 2 uncles + 1 cousin + himslef

    • July 1, 2013

      @Pardon July 1, 2013 But that is 7 dead, 2kids + 1 wife + 2 uncles + 1 cousin + himself

      As far as I am concerned he was long dead before he chose not to exist in the physical, by choosing the grave as his home.

      Just because we see a person walking about in the physical body, does not mean that this person is alive. For Life is of the Spirit, when we have that Life in us, our spiritual energy is Joy and Peace–we cannot deny that glorious state in us and to choose physical death.

      We will not be able to describe that blessed energy source in us, to those around us, but they will know we have it because of our attitude and conducts before them–even if we are facing the most difficult storm of Life.

      Joy and Peace is also the shelter that God gives to is in the times of our stormy blast, we will know about it when we have Life in Him, by sincere faith, because Life does not continue without hope, which is also part of the “pack” of Life from God .

      Hope is the driver of the journey of Life–our destiny is the “perfection and completeness” in Love, which is satisfactory to our God of Life in Love.

      God Almighty is Spirit and His Person of Life is the Man, Himself, Jesus Christ, who died that we might live because He loved us so much.

      Why are we denying that glorious Life of Love that Jesus wants us to have, I will never understand that? Blessings

  34. Pardon
    June 30, 2013

    wow that’s sad

  35. June 30, 2013

    Innocent kids. Sad. Nothing could cause a parent to murder their kids.

    • star
      July 2, 2013

      Itassi….the fact that he did kill his kids means your comment should say “nothing should cause a parent to murder their kids” i am with you on this one as well…whether its a mother or a father…thats so ridiculous. i dont know whats going on in our world today however we need a divine intervention. its so sad that this happened to the remaining family..this will always be an unsolved mystery continue to pray and continue to have faith

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  38. brent
    June 30, 2013

    Petit Bourg, is a town aand not village.

    • empressT
      July 1, 2013

      AND? your point?

  39. jahbone
    June 30, 2013

    gwopwel………………….what else? condolences to the family of the deceased..

  40. Pondera
    June 30, 2013

    Remember there are always signs that we refuse to pick up and interpret. We need to be more emotionally conscious.

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      There are some people who do not want to be helped. They refuse help. They do not want to listen to reason and change their attitude. They think they know it all and it is my way; no other way; that they are correct. This is the result and end of their mentality and attitude.

  41. brent
    June 30, 2013

    it’s good i post some news about that !

  42. Diva
    June 30, 2013

    Lost for words….
    To much is going on in this world.
    We all must pray for each other and people of the world.

    • Anonymous
      July 1, 2013

      How long bave you been praying now?

      • Diva
        July 1, 2013

        Long enough to know that prayers does wonder as long as you pray with faith.
        “Faith can move mountains.”
        So hey you ask yourself how long have you been praying.

      • Justice and Truth
        July 2, 2013

        :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
        Sometimes it is only talk; no action; no worship and performing acts of love/generosity.

  43. Mr. Questionmark
    June 30, 2013

    Wow……..condolences to the families! My goodness……May God bless their souls and take them into his presence……sad

  44. Hahaha
    June 30, 2013

    OMG, What could have made that man so mad to commit such a heinous crime? What? My heart goes out to that family. The man wiped out a whole family we. Bondie, help us Lord. Diab dey wore.

    • too much SVU
      July 1, 2013

      @ Hahaha: I think you have been watching way too much Law & Order SVU. I can tell by the use of the word “heinous”. Thank God for Law & Order SVU, your vocabulary has increased. LOL. Try using other words such as terrible, regrettable, wicked, atrocious, awful, grave, vicious etc.

    • Justice and Truth
      July 2, 2013

      As the saying, “Life is what we make of it.” It is enough to shock us and for a small place as Guadeloupe. Consider their family’s sorrow including those who knew them.
      He must have been extremely angry and to take his life. He did not know the value of life and that no matter what life is worth living and earthly problems may only be temporary. We can say he snapped badly.

  45. Hey
    June 30, 2013


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