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Four male individuals have been detained in police custody after the execution of a search warrant at a house in City Gate, Castries about 7pm on Saturday 3 August 2013 by personnel attached to the Drug Unit.

Approximately 283 lbs of compressed dry green plant materials suspected to be Cannabis was recovered.

Police say the investigation into this operation is ongoing and upon completion, charges are expected to be laid.

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About 10:05 pm on Monday 5 August 2013, Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department were summoned to the scene of a shooting at Hospital Road Castries.

On arrival, the officers made certain observations. They also received information that a male individual was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance. As a consequent they left for the said hospital.

Whilst at the Accident and Emergency Room of Victoria Hospital, the officers spoke to medical personnel where an update on the victim was provided indicating he sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on arrival.

That male individual was later identified by police as 45 year old William Francis also known as Ghost of Hospital Road, Castries.

A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date to determine the cause of death. Meanwhile, an investigation into the matter continues.

Anyone with information pertaining to the homicide of William Francis should contact the Major Crimes Unit at 456 3754.

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