Friday 25 September, 2020

UPDATE: Police name officer killed in stabbing incident

UPDATE: 2:00 PM, MARCH 26, 2018 

The police officer killed this morning in a stabbing incident in Kingsland, Christ Church, has been identified as 31 year old, Shayne Welch. 

Police Constable 1873, of the Royal Barbados Police Force was killed in front of his home around 5:45 am.

Police are  appealing to the general public who may have any information in relation to this matter to contact any police station or police emergency 211or Oistins police station at 418-2612.

The Commissioner of Police and the Administration of the Force expresses heartfelt condolences and sympathy  to the family, relatives, friends and colleagues of Constable Welch.


Police are investigating the circumstances of a stabbing incident in Kingsland, Christ Church this morning.  

The victim, who is yet to be identified, is reportedly a member of the Royal Barbados Police Force.  

Another person is believed to have suffered injuries in the attack. 

More details as they come to hand.  

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