Man stabbed to death in Salisbury; two bodies found on weekend

police investigation 2One man is dead following a stabbing incident in Salisbury while police are investigating the discovery of two male bodies over the weekend.

In the Salisbury matter, dead is 51-year-old Byron Williams.

According to police PRO, Sergeant Pelham Jno Baptiste, Williams sustained an injury to his upper left forearm during the incident which took place on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2016.

He was pronounced dead at around 8:45 pm at the Salisbury Health Center by a medical doctor.

Two individuals are in police custody in relation to the matter.

Jno Baptiste said anyone with information which can assist the police can contact the Criminal Investigation Department 266-5164, 266-5165, 266-5119 or Crime Stoppers Dominica at 1-800-8477.

Meanwhile, there are reports of a male body found in Grand Bay and another in Kingshill.

DNO is following these stories and will publish information as it becomes available.

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57 Comments

  1. Smh
    January 5, 2016

    Does every single thing have to go back to politics in Dominica, Christ it is sicken that Most Dominicans can be so ignorant and act so childishly, For God sake we talking about a murder somebody lost there life and unless the pm or Spags are not the one’s in custody then they shouldn’t be mentioned, its simple every body should be seeking the truth and justice not having stupid and nonsensically political arguments, jeez!

  2. Face the Facts
    January 5, 2016

    What is occurring in Salisbury? It was a matter of time that this type of action would occur.
    Note the type of protests. They indicated some types of people who reside in that village, spurred on by their leaders.
    God took note and was not pleased. Therefore, once again, the good people must not only pray for themselves but also fervently pray for the evil people among them that, whatever curse some have brought upon themselves and their village may be eradicated.
    Lord, we beg of you and for the sake of the children, please put a hand!

    • January 5, 2016

      “God took note and was not pleased.”

      Don’t be ridiculous. This happened because individuals made the choice to commit a heinous crime. No supernatural explanation is required.

      • Face the Facts
        January 6, 2016

        Some always speak of politics. Others speak of God and His Word. The latter is the better part.
        Obviously you do not know one bit about God. Do you know what is contained in Holy Scripture? I am not the one who is ridiculous. You are and for insulting me.
        From a godly, Christian point of view and as contained in Holy Scripture, the Word of the Lord, these Individuals do not have the grace of God. If they had they would conduct themselves accordingly.
        Some people reject/deny it and do not want to hear about it. Know that, God rewards the good and punishes the wicked. It is better to do good that good will reign in the land and in the hearts of everyone.
        Some people are downright evil and are a menace to society. Their evil actions do not benefit their country and themselves.
        If you are not able to comprehend it, one day, the truth of what I have stated will be revealed to you. Mark my words.
        May God grant you the grace of enlightenment.

    • anon
      January 5, 2016

      Can you please stop speaking for God? Last I checked, prophets didn’t have time to be commenting on DNO. They were out doing the work of the Lord.

      • Face the Facts
        January 6, 2016

        You are not smart. Whatever people write give them away.
        You do not know me. If only you knew. I am out doing the work of God, in various ways. Do you realize how many people are being reached whether they like it or not, as you? The devil does not like to hear that. Smarten up and become godly, spiritually enlightened.
        People do not speak for God; no one can. They speak the word of God according to His Word and what He taught us. God ordains all to be.
        Have you not yet learned that? You are like a baby who needs milk not solid food (Holy Scripture). You have much to learn. Do not waste time doing for time flies and waits for no one.

  3. Dempig
    January 4, 2016

    What boy!!!!! Dominica is moving real fast to becoming a developed Country! Good job scare-it.

  4. enough is enough
    January 4, 2016

    DNO,
    as there is more and more article about crime in D/a, could you tell me why I did not see one line about the attack at DeChamps Hotel and Restaurant in Portsmouth ??
    does it looks to bad to be publish ? does it have to stay quiet ?
    thanks for your answer.

    ADMIN:IF we knew of it, of course we would publish. If you have a news tip in your area, please cal 275-3253 or email us at news@dominicanewsonline.com.

    • Face the Facts
      January 6, 2016

      Probably DNO cannot keep up with all the News. :lol:
      As for me, I cannot keep up with reading it also. :lol:
      However, thanks to DNO I am fully aware of what is transpiring in Dominica.
      I suppose DNO will post what is important.

  5. bigger
    January 4, 2016

    Boots on the ground and incitement of violence is a frequent speech on a radio station. Isn’t it ironic that the very constituency that the stoneing of the police and blocking of roads was in Salisbury the devil is at work

  6. FED UP
    January 4, 2016

    Thank you @Point for saying what I was thinking. Isn’t it funny how as time passes – people’s memory become selective. Patrick John almost destroyed Dominica and the people within it. Why is he a hero and why should he get our empathy?

    • Me
      January 5, 2016

      Because UWP want to make political mileage. Shameless people, if skerrit was rubbing shoulders with PJ he would be vilified today on his sick bed. I have never seen such a shameless PArty. Hey skerrit is not saint he full of badness you know but UWP is the worst I have seen and that’s why skerrit can do so many things and get away cuz people prefer to die under skerrit than try UWP that’s the situation in a nutshell

  7. KID ON THE BLOCK
    January 4, 2016

    Let Salisbury solve their problem. They don’t need police help. Let them go to Spraggs.

  8. Five cars that not mine.
    January 4, 2016

    I sympathies with the family for the loss of their love one, pray that they find comfort in our faithful Lord and savior. On another note That’s what Spags wants in Salisbury lawlessness, I don’t think that he has one leadership bone in his body. wake up people of Salisbury.

    • KUBULIE
      January 6, 2016

      live spags name out of it. everything is politics for u people. wow so if ignorant people started killing each other in Roseau who would you blame. people commit crime everywhere in the world.

  9. January 4, 2016

    Patrick is now a hero? Is it because he now supports the UWP? A man who attempted to establish ties with the racist regime of South Africa, a man who collaborated with the racist KKK to overthrow a duly elected government. A man whose reckless thirst for power had the Defence Force back in 1979 to shoot and kill unarmed civilians. Through his reckless actions Phillip Timothy and police officer Alexander were killed. Many people still bear marks, a vivid reminder of the brutality of the rule of Patrick. I lived through those times and Patrick is no hero. As one person to the next I wish him well, but Dominica owes him nothing. Perhaps it is time for Earl Williams former leader of the UWP to pay up as it is alleged that he owes the wife of Patrick many thousands of dollars. This could go a long way in helping Patrick.

    • Grace
      January 4, 2016

      How dare you as a New Labourite make those comments when you have the Ayotola as your President . Forgiveness is selective.

      • Dominican
        January 4, 2016

        Ayotolla got nothing on PJ

    • Helas!
      January 4, 2016

      Irregardless of whatever you have to say , he is still a former Prime Minister and should be treated as such.

      We are so full of hate!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Face the Facts
        January 4, 2016

        Is anyone ill-treating him? Have you noticed it?

      • Dan Tanner
        January 5, 2016

        There is no such word as “irregardless”.

        Regardless means “without regard”. (Thinks about it: regard + less.)

        If it had meaning “irregardless” would be a double negative: Now without regard, or effectively, “with regard”.

      • Me
        January 5, 2016

        so HELas why u not airlifting him? hypocrite

    • OLI
      January 4, 2016

      How is your comment about Patrick related to this particular story ?????

    • countryboy
      January 4, 2016

      point, who have done worst/ patric or skeritt /
      you say patrick tried, but skeritt didnt only try, but he did,and this is why you and your family have to be on your knees begging now, i hope you know that patric didnt do that to you, fool

      • January 4, 2016

        Countryboy, I am certainly not a beggar you might be pleasantly surprised. I don’t depend on Skeritt to survive and I speak freely. Patrick has done more harm to Dominica than Skeritt can do in a life. Innocent people were killed and many injured during the Patrick John administration. Has Skeritt killed anyone while they were demonstrating, has he aligned himself with the racist KKK to kill Dominicans? The answer is no. So what is your stupid point? Are you now trying to propagate another set of lies?

    • Wow!
      January 4, 2016

      What does this have to do with this article? Politics is killing humanity!!!

  10. jane messam
    January 4, 2016

    PM try to put a stop to the sudden crime level in Dominica. Although I do not live there it would be a shame if the country became like some of the crime riddled countries in the Caribbean.

    • anonymous2
      January 4, 2016

      It is well on its way.

    • Face the Facts
      January 4, 2016

      You can’t prevent it now. It appears too far gone. The more godless, the worst it will become. Satan rules in those hearts. They allow him to, due to their disregard for God, His Ten Commandments and disrespect for their fellow people’s life.
      The Divine Mercy, Our Lord Jesus Christ said to a holy nun, now Saint Faustina Kowalska, as written in her diary, the book, Divine Mercy In My Soul: “Unless mankind turns to My Merciful Heart, there will be no peace.”
      You know what it takes for people to live in happiness, peace and harmony with others. They are not mere words but godly actions.

  11. Daphne Edwards-Simmons
    January 4, 2016

    These actions are very vexing to the spirit realm.

  12. Curse
    January 4, 2016

    After Erika gave you all a wake up call, you still allowed the baroness to come put a curse on you. Rather than the aid relief she brought salt. So now Sousey and stay silent while the country continues to be ravaged. Suicide, homicide, robbery, natural disaster, no health care, jobs vanishing…but keep your head up kubulians…the baroness has a mansion and a nice fat salary to match. Hip hip hip….sousayyyyy!

    • ????????
      January 4, 2016

      Apparently you are not reading or listenning to the World news. You are one who looks to blame someone for your or problems. Now you just brought out the hatred in you. What has the Baroness has to do with what happens?????. Time that you take stock of yourself. This is 2016 … you still back there being jealous, envious, hateful. The Baroness has worked hard. What has her house to do with you. Even if she used a creole saying, you have to look within yourself and see if you are moving forward and try to seek the Father for yourself and develop a relationship with him. Remove the Name Curse and stop concentrating on what others say their pronouncements etc. You are only hurting yourself. Jehovah wants us to love oneanother. Do not make the mistake of not moving forward and wasting your breath on things that do not matter. 2016 – seek the Lord whilst he may be found. Seek him for we know not when is our last day on this earth and then the judgement.

      • Casime
        January 5, 2016

        AMEN!

        SO POSITIVE! I LOVE THIS

        you have to look within yourself and see if you are moving forward and try to seek the Father for yourself and develop a relationship with him. Remove the Name Curse and stop concentrating on what others say their pronouncements etc. You are only hurting yourself. Jehovah wants us to love one another. Do not make the mistake of not moving forward and wasting your breath on things that do not matter. 2016 – seek the Lord whilst he may be found. Seek him for we know not when is our last day on this earth and then the judgement.

    • Face the Facts
      January 4, 2016

      You are adding to the curse. What are you doing about the curse which you assume exists? Some people do by their attitude, be it in words and actions.

    • Me
      January 5, 2016

      You already cursed no wonder u suffering so. anyway sto grudging in the new year get up from you boney butt and get busy. nobody going to help you in your laziness and grudge.

  13. January 4, 2016

    People are keeping the mouths shut because too often the police are more for the criminals than the victims…the gov’t gets more compensation than the victims ,,while helping the police you are not sure of any protecting by the gov’t..instead you keep your mouth shout…too often murders have walked free from the court house to go home ..look at the young man who killed the gay man because as he said the guy looked at him in a sexual manner ,,he was sentenced ,he appealed again and got less than 10 years…does it worth it? dominica has become a lawless country .it will continue if the gov’t is not taking drastic decisions to change the law in order to dissuade criminals…to much crime especially rape and murder in doiminica ,enough is enough.wake up and smell the coffee before it is too late..

    • Helas!
      January 4, 2016

      Maybe the criminals are more grateful than you others,

      The Police are trash when it suits you and should do it all when it suits you, then you dump them in prison without bail like they are nobody’s child.

      ungrateful bastards !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  14. CONSCIOUS
    January 4, 2016

    BYRON WILLIAMS OR BYRON THOMAS. I GREW UP WITH BYRON THOMAS. I AM CONFUSED.

    • wicked man
      January 4, 2016

      you is a koonoomoomoo or what. They said williams. where in God’s Green earth would you get Thomas from. MMAB. you really are confused. Jah

      • Casime
        January 4, 2016

        hahahahahahahahaha…i can’t stop laughing ….
        #flat
        #dead
        #gone

    • A few Proverbs
      January 5, 2016

      I understand your confusion, but he is one and the same person you grew up with

  15. Music Producer
    January 4, 2016

    8-O 8-O 8-O Dead from injuries to the upper forearm? :roll: :roll: :roll:

    • Cha
      January 4, 2016

      You do know ppl commit suicide by slashing their wrists right?

      • Wow!
        January 4, 2016

        Get your facts straight before making such comments because you sounding like a mutton batalie here…just saying!!

    • Nation of soutiweh
      January 4, 2016

      It is alleged that he lost a lot of blood prior to receiving professional medical care

    • Dominican
      January 4, 2016

      You should have studies your science book at school so you would know what is located in the forearm and why it causes death. While you reading look up about the femur too you can also die from a severed _________ there, I will leave the blanks for you to come back and fill when you done reading. Shame

  16. committed
    January 4, 2016

    Remember the so called prime minister said “no law,no constitution “.
    This is what’s hunting Dominica now.

    • KID ON THE BLOCK
      January 4, 2016

      @committed, Why don’t you say is the useless endless curing of the opposition that haunting Dominica so?

    • mine
      January 5, 2016

      Your words and haters comments that are destroying Dominica you all are cursing the place.

    • mine
      January 5, 2016

      committed, things that come out of your mouth that’s hunting Dominica.

  17. human
    January 4, 2016

    Can this be true?
    I think people are seeing these things so often nowadays in Dominica, that people do not even speak about it anymore. I’m sure they are thinking that that must be the old news of late last year December 2015.
    I pray that this is not the trend for 2016.

  18. Michael
    January 4, 2016

    Boy, there is so much evil in Dominica.

    • Face the Facts
      January 4, 2016

      Many add to it. How many are free from evil works, in thoughts, words and deeds?
      What is your life like? God knows.
      It is your country. What good have you contributed to Dominica or plan to in order to decrease the evil?
      Keep in mind, whatever people state on this Website, tells who they are, good or evil ones. Just as they are judged by the company they keep, they are judged by their words and also actions. Let everyone examine their conscience, what they say and do to others.

    • mine
      January 5, 2016

      The evil in DA is what we say with our tongue remember the tongue is weapon.

  19. January 4, 2016

    hmmmmmm papa bat ebeh allu year start good

  20. Dee
    January 4, 2016

    WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON DOWN THERE…?…

  21. sassie
    January 4, 2016

    Aieeeeee dominique :( stop making me sad.. Deverkopment is going bad..

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