Dead man found near Laudat; three being questioned by police

police do not crossThree men are being questioned by police in connection with the body of a man discovered in Providence near the community of Laudat.

The dead man has been identified as Richard Lazare, 50, of Trafalgar.

Police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, reports that the dead man was found about 30 feet in bushes from the main road at around 3:00 pm on Wednesday.

There were multiple injuries on the body, he said.

The body was transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital where it was examined by a medical practitioner and pronounced dead.

A coroner’s inquest will be convened to be followed by a post mortem examination to determine the cause of death.

The names of the men being questioned were not released as they have not been charged with any crime.

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29 Comments

  1. Justice and Truth
    February 14, 2013

    My heartfelt sympathy to his family. I feel your grief and pain of losing your loved one and in such a manner.
    How sorry I am to hear that another Dominican lost his life through violence. A life lost can never be regained. Why do those people with wicked minds and bad tempers resort to violence and murder? Whoever you are, you have murdered a brother, a son of the soil, one of your own. One day you will pay a price to God for this murder for, “Thou Shalt Not Kill”.

  2. stupesssss
    February 14, 2013

    So sad but ppl homes will be a lot safer

    • Joe
      February 15, 2013

      According to you, “quote and quote”, people home will be safer, i do not think so, and to you I must say, no one, I say no one have the right to take another person life, even so taking the law in his or her hand, period

      If someone caught him in their house, instead of taking the law in their hands, all he or she had to do is call the law enforcer/police

      As the saying goes, no one knows what the future wholes, especially with this thing call COKE and RUM which is taking over the island and destroying, both young and old

  3. Concerned
    February 14, 2013

    PATIENCE people PATIENCE. Since you and I were not there, we have to b quick to hear and slow to speak. Let the investigators do their jobs. When too many people are involve, the news are never the same. If it was murder, I hope the people involved does not get away. If we know who they are, we should not cover up their sins. Let authorities know and let them and God deal with them.

    We need to pray for our country and our family. We might be running our mouths, but it might be our family members who is involved. We have to make sure we know what our children are doing or involved in. Pray, pray, pray.

    • Justice and Truth
      February 14, 2013

      He had injuries. This means that he was beaten and left to die by someone or more people. They could have beaten him until he died.

  4. February 14, 2013

    What happen to the days of old when people were fighting or having some sort of conflict, they would lift up their heads and say ” If wasn’t for God eh?
    Turn to God!! May the fear of God reign once again in Dominica!!

  5. clint eastwood
    February 14, 2013

    hang em high

    • think first
      February 14, 2013

      @clint eastwood, why you guys like to run to conclusion so fast nou? You are calling for them to be hanged before the state police convict them of murder or any crime. FYI, the reason why their names were not released is because police still investigating the matter and as of now, all we know is three men are being questioned by the police. Can you on that basis hang them? Furthermore, we are not even sure if the one murdered or those being questioned are from Laudat as reported since Laudatians are saying they are not from that village. Relax guys let the police do their job! In the mean time, pray that after investigations are over and the true criminals (if murdered) has been identified, it will not be your brother, relative or close friend that. Else your call to hang them might take a different tone.

  6. octo
    February 14, 2013

    DNO, neither victim nor the man in custody was/are from the community of Laudat.
    Kindly correct your error.
    Thank you
    ADMIN: We have to wait for the police to give us that info. Until then we cannot change it.

    • octo
      February 14, 2013

      While I agree that the police have not given any info regarding the three in custody, the police gave the info regarding the victim.

    • Reon
      February 14, 2013

      Admin you even have time for these posters.

      You report the news as you get it. Instead of posters being grateful, we finally get up-to-date news they criticism.

      I lived overseas and before DNO it would take sometimes months before i know what is going on in my country, now because of DNO i get to know news even before people living in Dominica.

      But instead of being grateful we criticize… What a people!!! I say thanks DNO… Continue to grow!!

      • somewhere in da USA
        February 14, 2013

        Totally agree with Reon

      • Dominiquen
        February 14, 2013

        Your Country??? Stupes!!! Remain overseas. :mrgreen:

      • Think about it
        February 14, 2013

        I agree with octo though. You can know the news before people living in the country, but knowing the accurate news is best. If you are not certain of where the persons are from, don’t say anything. Giving vague information is better than inaccurate information.

      • octo
        February 14, 2013

        in your thirst for beff (news)it does not matter to you whether DNO publish inaccurrate info. Suffice it to say what I have been hearing on other news outlets gives the correct info including the police.

      • hmmmm
        February 14, 2013

        Think of it this way…..at the same time, they have to be careful in the information being reported. They also have a duty! There is no sense in printing false or wrong information… they can say – will keep you posted, or details will be made available once they have been confirmed.

        Mistakes do happen – but if they choose to print wrong/false info that’s in no way beneficial or good reporting.

      • Justice and Truth
        February 14, 2013

        I endorse your comments. There are those in DA who love receiving letters, even email messages but who do not like writing and responding.
        Thanks to DNO we who reside overseas get first hand news and know what is happening in Dominica.
        Sometime ago during the course of a telephone conversation with someone in DA, I spoke about certain news that I read on DNO. The person said, “I have not heard that.”
        Yes! We must be grateful to DNO. It costs us nothing to access DNO and read the news.
        I occasionally say to others, “I am going to check DNO” to see what is happening in Dominica. :) I love to do that, sometimes leaving my chores for a while too. :)
        One of my close friends has not yet hooked up her computer. Whenever I speak to her, practically daily, she asks me if I accessed DNO and what news occurred in DA. There are times I will inform her before she asks me.
        Therefore, thank you DNO! I am grateful. Even those who do not have computers hear about the News you publish! They, too, are grateful. God bless!

    • hahaha
      February 15, 2013

      DNo never said the man is from laudat read properly

  7. hmmm
    February 14, 2013

    how allu so sure is kill they kill d man… assumption!

    • Anonymous
      February 14, 2013

      Have you read the story properly.
      Wow!!! are you saying that the man went into bushes to inflict injuries on himself which caused his death.

      • Think about it
        February 14, 2013

        It is possible he got those injuries from a fall. Also they didn’t say if the injuries were as recent….

  8. Anonymous
    February 14, 2013

    be with the family of the dead man in such a time as this and have mercy upon who ever committed that crime :(

  9. February 14, 2013

    Please God Mercy on our Lord. You loves us Lord. Teach us to love and respect each other as you love us who are sinners. we are fault full yet we hate others enough to kill. turn away be chicken run run run. don’t help the enemy to commit crime. Love Love Love Let love Rain in Dominica. :( Happy valentines Day to all in Dominica at this present moment. Praise God today.

  10. Show me the money
    February 13, 2013

    What happen to love one another ? Where are we going wrong

  11. Show me the money
    February 13, 2013

    This sinful world. We hate our self that much to be killing one another

  12. Anonymous
    February 13, 2013

    This right here is really sad:(

    When will we learn to value human life? Bring back the death penalty!

    • check yourself
      February 14, 2013

      I agree!! instead of going around asking whether or not they should or should not raise the age of consent. they should be asking “do you think that the death penalty should be re introduced” and “do you believe that bringing back the death penalty would help curb crimes such as murders”i believe the majority would say yes to both questions. murderers wants to take the lives of others but they do not want to die themselves. smh

  13. peeps
    February 13, 2013

    thank you for a peacefull carnival but yet there u go with those hideous crimes..RIP Mr. Lazare

  14. blessed
    February 13, 2013

    another tragedy. God alone can save us.

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