Police question man in Castle Bruce killing

The victim was found dead near his home
The victim was found dead near his home

Police say one man is in custody and is being questioned in connection with a killing in Castle Bruce on Tuesday.

The man was arrested at his home on Thursday evening, according to Police PRO, Inspector John Carbon.

The identity of the man has not been released since he is only being questioned and he has not been charged with any crime.

On Tuesday morning 74-year-old Julius Joseph, better known as Edictor of Castle Bruce, was found dead on the public road in the vicinity of his house.

The police say there were wounds to Joseph’s chest and back and he was pronounced dead on the scene by a district medical officer.

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27 Comments

  1. Miguel Laurent Dangl
    May 20, 2013

    What a sad and shocking news…RIP Mr Edictor… Deepest sympathies to his family,friends and all our Castle Bruce people …
    Que ton âme repose en paix.

  2. olive Garden
    May 19, 2013

    Just make sure is the right person.

  3. May 19, 2013

    rip uncle

  4. Camarie
    May 19, 2013

    that was my cousin i didn’t even get to meet. sounds like he’s was a very funny man.

  5. nice
    May 19, 2013

    RIP my Joseph, I pray that your family is being comforted and that you killer will found and justice will prevail

  6. wells
    May 18, 2013

    the death penalty is the only way forward in this country until this piece of legislation is enforced there will be no justice for the victim how long again will this government listen to the cries of the ppl of this country while the murder rate keeps moving up

  7. May 18, 2013

    he always made fun of me in a nice way
    .. sorry my friend ..now i miss your jokes

  8. story
    May 18, 2013

    These are the things that are happening and jean dominique say, it is so exciting.

  9. baby girl
    May 18, 2013

    my sympathy going out to deceima and rosie on there daddy death ….may his soul rest in peace

  10. Anonymous
    May 18, 2013

    Its time for castle bruce. To have justise

  11. cassygyal
    May 18, 2013

    R I p my dear family. Why why did this person choose such a nice person like him to do this thing I just hope the police get that heartless, cruel person and deal with them seriously its time these crimes stop in dominica

  12. Anonymous
    May 18, 2013

    R I p my dear family. Why why did this person choose such a nice person like him to do this thing I just hope the police get that heartless, cruel person and deal with them seriously its time these crimes stop in dominica

  13. K
    May 18, 2013

    Oh that’s the man who was murdered, I was trying to put a face to the name. Oh my…. He was such a nice man, always putting a smile on someone’s face. Some people are so heartless. Rest In Peace sir. And to the family, accept my sympathy, be strong at this time.

  14. Kurvie
    May 17, 2013

    Sympathy to Snewo and Rosie. May god guide and comfort you in this time of need. RIP in Edictor. May justice be served.

  15. Shameless
    May 17, 2013

    RIP Mr. Edictor!!! Cant believe someone would hurt a peaceful person like you. Justice will soon find its way because the C/Bruce born cops in the CDPF are committed in working with the district police to solve this malicious act. RIP Buddy!

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

  16. Ayeo
    May 17, 2013

    I love this picture of Uncle Edictor that is on DNO. He always had a twinkle in his eye. He made me laugh EVERY time I saw him. Just the way he spoke was entertaining. Uncle I don’t know why this was done to. It was such a shock to me. I grew up knowing that people in my family died of old age or the worst thing was to meet their end in an accident. nothing like this.. I just want who ever did this to be brought to justice. You will be missed uncle but the good thing is all our family and your friends have wonderful memories of you that will live on forever.

  17. That is just sad
    May 17, 2013

    Rest in peace Edictor

  18. Cuthbert Joseph
    May 17, 2013

    We are saddened by his death. Will miss him greatly. Always made me laugh and made me feel special. Last fellowship with him in March when we played dominoes as partners at the Islet View in Castle Bruce. It will not be the same without him upon subsequent visits. Your memory lives on uncle.

    • Justice and Truth
      May 18, 2013

      His face tells that he was a jovial person and one with many more years to live. It is a shame that he was murdered by a wicked person. May his soul rest in peace.

  19. woy
    May 17, 2013

    the law enforcement officers may never find these offenders or they may find them and extend a slap on the wrist but my God is able and the word declares that one who lives by the sword will die by the sword… unfortunately for these heartless men ….their days are numbered but before the kick the bucket great grieve and suffering shall come near their dwelling ………i pray that they will come clean and allow the family members of the decease to find some rest as they grieve……

  20. S Bannis
    May 17, 2013

    DNO it’s near the road in front of his garden not his house. R.I.P family we will surely miss you. You was such a nice man and always friendly and helpful to me. Tears rolled out my eyes that day and even now :(

  21. ******
    May 17, 2013

    alas..why nuh..why such increase in murders and serious crimes?is it that people dont have confidence in the tainted and corrupt court/justice system in Dominica?Is it because today in dominica its easy to kill a person and within hours you are out on bail.this was unheard of before..is it because or high ranking politicians and friends(including the nations finest legal luminaries)make our courts systems look so incapacitated because they commit such atrocious crimes and no law- not even the constitution and touch them?why nuh man!!???

  22. Mary h
    May 17, 2013

    Rip uncle Editor you will be greatly miss we will not give up still we find those responsible for this hideous crime to you

    • Cza
      May 17, 2013

      Already found the person

    • shame,shame,shame,
      May 18, 2013

      i didnt see why you get the thumbs down.(but again…you never know)

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