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British man ‘stabbed to death in Barbados after row with local in popular tourist area’

By John Hall

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barbados17june14-482697A British man has been stabbed to death on the Caribbean island of Barbados, it has been claimed.

The victim, who has not yet been named, was reportedly stabbed in the chest early yesterday morning following an altercation with a local man in St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church – a neighbourhood popular with tourists.

The man, understood to be a telecommunications worker, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in nearby Bridgetown, where he later died from his injuries.

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Location: The man was reportedly stabbed to death following an altercation with a local man in St Lawrence Gap. The neighbourhood, which is less than three miles from the capital Bridgetown, is popular with tourists

The stabbing took place in the centre of the St Lawrence Gap neighbourhood, according to Barbados Today.

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Police information suggests the man was an employee of LIME – the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications company, the newspaper claimed.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: ‘We are aware of the death of a British national in Barbados on June 15.

‘We are providing consular assistance to the family at this sad time.’

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Stabbed: The man, understood to be a telecommunications worker, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in nearby Bridgetown (pictured), where he later died from his injuries

St Lawrence Gap is a one mile stretch of coastal road in the centre of the parish of Christ Church in south west Barbados.

Commonly referred to as ‘The Gap’, the neighbourhood is dominated by the tourist industry, with lively bars, restaurants and nightclubs open until the early hours of the morning.

The area is roughly three miles from Bridgetown – the capital of Barbados and the location of LIME’s office on the island.

The company, which dominates the landline, broadband and mobile phone industries throughout the Caribbean, is owned by UK-based Cable & Wireless Communications.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2658800/British-man-stabbed-death-Barbados-row-local-popular-tourist-area.html#ixzz34vfUDLE9
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barbados17june14-482697A British man has been stabbed to death on the Caribbean island of Barbados, it has been claimed.

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The victim, who has not yet been named, was reportedly stabbed in the chest early yesterday morning following an altercation with a local man in St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church – a neighbourhood popular with tourists.

The man, understood to be a telecommunications worker, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in nearby Bridgetown, where he later died from his injuries.

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Location: The man was reportedly stabbed to death following an altercation with a local man in St Lawrence Gap. The neighbourhood, which is less than three miles from the capital Bridgetown, is popular with tourists

The stabbing took place in the centre of the St Lawrence Gap neighbourhood, according to Barbados Today.

More…

Police information suggests the man was an employee of LIME – the Caribbean’s leading telecommunications company, the newspaper claimed.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: ‘We are aware of the death of a British national in Barbados on June 15.

‘We are providing consular assistance to the family at this sad time.’

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Stabbed: The man, understood to be a telecommunications worker, was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in nearby Bridgetown (pictured), where he later died from his injuries

St Lawrence Gap is a one mile stretch of coastal road in the centre of the parish of Christ Church in south west Barbados.

Commonly referred to as ‘The Gap’, the neighbourhood is dominated by the tourist industry, with lively bars, restaurants and nightclubs open until the early hours of the morning.

The area is roughly three miles from Bridgetown – the capital of Barbados and the location of LIME’s office on the island.

The company, which dominates the landline, broadband and mobile phone industries throughout the Caribbean, is owned by UK-based Cable & Wireless Communications.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2658800/British-man-stabbed-death-Barbados-row-local-popular-tourist-area.html#ixzz34vfUDLE9
Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook