French police investigate shooting death of Dominican

Police in the French island of Guadeloupe have made no arrests in the shooting death of a Dominican last Thursday.

The dead man has been identified as James Lazare, also known as KashaKou, from Scotts Head.

A source close to the matter told Dominica News Online that Lazare was shot by two men in what appeared to be a robbery attempt outside his home in Vieux-Bourg Abymes.

Reports indicate the two men are probably from the neighbouring community of La Croix.

The source told DNO that Lazare was found by his wife after hearing a loud explosion outside their home. It is reported that it took a long time for the ambulance to arrive on the scene and by the time it did, Lazare was already dead.

The source said Lazare was not supposed to be in Guadeloupe since a French website, detailing police action, revealed that he had been deported to Dominica last year.

Lazare’s body is still awaiting an autopsy and according to the source efforts are being made to bring it to Dominica for burial.

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  1. Dominican girl
    November 27, 2012

    @ DNO… to correct ur information since what you got is uncetain it was NOT n i repeat NOT drug related.. it was just some young ghetto boys asking for money with guns..and the trigger was pulled case close…

  2. Dominican girl
    November 27, 2012

    well honey it was not for drugs #truefacts..

  3. Anonymous
    November 25, 2012

    R I P

  4. Reader
    November 23, 2012

    Our men are really becoming an endangered specie. So tragic …

  5. November 23, 2012

    Every murder is NOT drug related. This person was not killed by immigration so it is unfair to say he should not have gone back because he was deported. On the other hand, if he was deported for whatever the reason he should have not gone back to Guadaloupe. He could have gone somewhere else and have his family join him. All-in-all he had his reasons for going back. It is unfortunate that his life had to end in that manner.

  6. Orange city 4 lyfe!
    November 22, 2012

    Alasss.. R.I.P Ti-cork!.. irrie padner, always kixing around.. will always miss you

  7. budman
    November 22, 2012

    well earlier this week The man accused of stabbing a US cruise passenger to death almost three years ago has appeared in the High Court.
    Tishara Daniel’s guilty plea to manslaughter was
    rejected by Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)
    Anthony Armstrong. The 26 year old is accused of murdering American citizen Nina Elizabeth Nilssen whose body was found along a busy trail in a secluded area at Windward Bay Beach in Pigeon Point on January 19, 2010. Daniel, a native of
    Dominica who resided at Swetes, allegedly stabbed
    her in the neck causing her to haemorrhage to death, an autopsy found. He was picked up by police two weeks later and charged.
    His attorney Dane Hamilton Jr, who appeared
    confused by his client’s guilty plea, asked the court to allow him a few moments with Daniel.
    The defendant was later returned to the dock and the DPP told the court that the plea was unacceptable. The young man had intended to plead guilty to murdering the US citizen and a psychiatric report was done by Dr James King
    to verify that he is competent to in fact enter such a plea. Armstrong asked that the matter be adjourned to a date to be fixed during the
    current assize. Nilssen was on a stopover in Antigua with family when the incident occurred.

    • budman
      November 22, 2012

      as you can see, we acting the fool in Gwada, the US, and in Antigua

  8. Anonymous
    November 22, 2012

    So many lives are lost to the abominable drug trade. I call it the new form of the slavery. The user toils to pay for his habit and in so doing enriches the ones above. Atrocities are carried out in it’s name. Families and relationships are destroyed
    Where oh where does it all end?

  9. Macaquee
    November 22, 2012

    James was deported from Guadeloupe. So why did he go back to the same Guadeloupe? But again, i guess he knew why :?:

  10. PoKeSa
    November 22, 2012

    Frome a parishioner!


    My deepest sympathy goes out to “Te-Cock’s” wife, children and family, as they struggle through the grief and sadness. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. r.i.p lazare
    November 22, 2012

    see how they kill de man like a dog the man never looking pple troble always cool with every boy this need to stop too many da man loseing there life in guadeloup r.i.p my friend

    • budman
      November 22, 2012

      He was deported for drug related matters but you still say:
      “the man never looking pple troble always cool with every boy “

      • Justice over peace
        November 22, 2012

        I quite agree with you, here comes the double stndard. it is a shame the the life of every human being that is taken away. According to the Christian so called “Good Book” Says, “I take no pleasure in the death of him that dieth”…
        But to say that he did not look no one trouble is an under statement. selling drugs, is one of the saddest shame that could ever befall our society. After all all the trouble that druga dn its dealers and effects crat in the lives of our young men and society. to some people this is quite the norm. God save us from drugs and its dealers.

  12. hard headed
    November 22, 2012

    wen wheel wi learn

    • right back at u
      November 22, 2012

      when will you learn to spell….stupessss

      • Think About It
        November 22, 2012

        You’re the bomb I had a good laugh still LMFAORL ha haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa thanks. See his/her name it’s as hard as a rock nothing cannot get in there.

      • hahaha
        November 23, 2012

        he got “learn” correct. give a lil credit. hahahahahaha. 1 out of 4 by a “hard headed” person is not too bad.

      • It's M
        November 23, 2012

        Where is the fun? So you all really think that this person cannot spell, c’mmon it is a pun, i.e. a play with words, at least that what it appears to me!! duh!!

  13. God is Good
    November 22, 2012

    DNO first time i hear he was also known as kashacou, since kashacou died long time. Am from Scott’s Head and we know him as T-Cook. Very quiet man, when he is in Scott’s Head u would see him in French Town sitting on the Lazy Bench.

    So sad he had to pass like this.

    My deepest sympathy to his entire family and the Scott’s Head, Soufriere and Gallon community.

    • Dominican overseas
      November 22, 2012

      He was known as T-Cock NOT T-Cook!

      • Orange City
        November 22, 2012

        He was known as Kashakou by his frends n family in grand bay but mainly known as ti-cork

  14. african queen
    November 22, 2012

    sad sad another country man gone.sympathies to his wife and families.

  15. Anonymous
    November 22, 2012

    It’s vieux-Bourg Abymes . all my sympathie 2 the family , it is alway’s other’s suffering 4 our mistakes

    November 22, 2012

    now adays when you hear they kill in Dominican in Guadeloupe is for drugs,

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