Dominican killed in Guadeloupe identified

The apartment in Guadeloupe where Guiste's body was found

A man who was shot dead in Guadeloupe and whose identity remained a mystery for days has been identified as Vital Guiste of Delices.

The police in Dominica have reported that Guiste was identified by his cousin.

Guiste was shot dead last Wednesday in Capesterre-Belle-Eau and according to the French newspaper France-Antilles police in Gaudeloupe were unable to say who he was, since he had no identity papers.

The body was found on the first floor of an apartment building with a gunshot wound to the face.
The owner of the apartment reportedly told police that he did not know who the person was since he was not the tenant the apartment was rented to.

A neighbor said she heard an explosion at about 8:00 pm on Wednesday and called the police.

Due to the absence of an identity the body was named ‘X’ by French police.

An autopsy was carried out on the body on Monday.

Guiste is one of two Dominicans shot to death in Guadeloupe last week.

On Thursday night the body of 55-year-old Raphael Bazil, also known as ‘Bellot’, was found on a roadside in Grand Bois.

Investigations revealed he was shot in the arm, flank and abdomen, probably by a 12-gauge shotgun.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigations are continuing into both killings.

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  1. Leroy
    March 29, 2016

    It is a shame how our young people are b killed in the island of guadeloupe. In my opinion the Government must begin to warn these young Dominican residents that their conduct and behavior has consequences especially in the island of Guadeloupe. The government of Guadeloupe do care about these young boys death in Guadeloupe. And our dominica government hands a tie in this matter. I was in Guadeloupe in 1997-1980 and it was a peaceful place never here Dominicans were been killed in this fashion. If we are going to act we should act now warn our citizens of their conduct, in the island of Guadeloupe and St Thomas.

  2. Delice sweetheart
    June 22, 2012

    Gone too soon

  3. Delice sweetheart
    June 22, 2012

    Rest in peace……. Gone to soon

  4. hell hath no furry!!!!!
    June 21, 2012

    another dominican died in st.thomas…..riding bike with NO HELMET….it is the law to wear helmet.

  5. estate girl
    June 20, 2012

    Raphael son was shot in the head in guadeloupe 2 years ago he was like ma bigger bro… kermani and raphael rip

  6. up in gwada
    June 20, 2012

    that happens when u touch wat u doe put

  7. Yes sa
    June 20, 2012

    RIP cus

  8. jahyout
    June 20, 2012

    The truth is that people have NO remorse now a days because for killing some body you only do about 10years jail time. So its like the wild west..

  9. Dominican to de bone
    June 20, 2012

    We need to fast and pray for our nation.

  10. Tarik Abdul Rahad
    June 20, 2012

    Too bad that padner had to die like that, whenever we make choises like his, there are consequences to be paid. Some get caught and are jailed, too bad Smithy had to die. Repose en Paix Man.

  11. Anonymous
    June 19, 2012

    Very stoad.R.I P

  12. delices passie in US
    June 19, 2012

    RIP Smitty!!! May your soul rest in peace.

  13. Anonymous
    June 19, 2012

    Very sad.R.I P

  14. June 19, 2012

    the lord giveth and he taketh peace be with u and u will be remembered my friend.

    June 19, 2012

    What were these guys up to? What is it that precipitated such a hit? Was the no law and the no constitution act their strong hold?

  16. June 19, 2012

    Imagine! if those killings had taken place in Dominica; there would not be anything left to be said by some amongst us. Thank God the police commissioner`s name is not Cyril Carette. or the person heading the Gov`t is not PM R.S. There would not have water left to wash away those Two Gentlemen. Typical Dominicans.

  17. dont
    June 19, 2012

    people of GOD let’s put our knees down and pray for our young men and women of Dominica.The way thing going i believe that to many of our people just going down like thing that worth any thing. Treasure the life God gave to you and what you do with it determines on you

  18. FIL
    June 19, 2012

    It is very sad moment for these families for the
    loss of thier ones in Guadeloupe. May they RIP.My
    deepest sympathy to thier families.

  19. vanasse
    June 19, 2012

    just in egypt ex president is dead also

  20. I and I
    June 19, 2012

    Maybe the innocents paying for it…
    Don’t forget what happened to that 12 year old french little girl anyone is a naypot…

  21. What?!
    June 19, 2012

    I think we all know what he was shot for. Times getting hard boi.

  22. for real
    June 19, 2012

    rest in peace my cuz love to the max

  23. Anonymous
    June 19, 2012

    RIP in peace my cuz love to the max

  24. June 19, 2012

    Oh God plese help our men our Dominicn men Need Jesus. Go to the cross. Forgive us Lord people n Country. Bless you Lord

  25. poe-ki-toe
    June 19, 2012

    pls try and post a pic of the deceased nuh DNO?

    • Smh
      June 19, 2012

      I AGREE

  26. D/ca all the way
    June 19, 2012

    This does not paint a very good picture for Dominica. What is happening? GOD help us.

    • sadist
      June 19, 2012

      yes it does because we killing our own right in our front yards

    • dominican
      June 20, 2012

      god is always there with us and always helping us. it is just that smoe of these guys are rejecting good advise and reject GOD. so you mean they don t see and hear the news of those before them? they don’ t hear the messages on the radio ? are they living on a different planet? if the others walking the same path do ot put water in their wine , they will surcome to the same situation and you will keep on saying GOD help us. like GOD is not helping us. ofcourse he is all the time. are we helping ourselves?

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