HANDCUFFED AND?HOBBLING, a young Barbadian fugitive was returned home from St Lucia on Tuesday to face a charge of murdering popular national basketballer Kirk Anthony Patrick more than a year ago.
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Idamar Roberts was being sought by local police when he reportedly fled to the neighbouring island following Patrick’s shooting death on August 13, 2010.
Roberts was arrested by police in St Lucia around 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Nicklet Hill, La Clery on the outskirts of Castries after lawmen were tipped off that the fugitive had been hiding in that country.
Police said the fugitive, who was not wanted for any criminal activity in St Lucia, was shot in both legs during his capture. He was treated at hospital and subsequently handed over to law enforcement officials from Barbados on Tuesday. (ES)
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