A man was shot in the head and killed in Glen Thursday morning, one week before a scheduled court appearance in connection with a drug bust.
Dead is Godfrey Cumberbatch, a 42-year-old sea captain of Glen, who was on EC$100,000 bail.
He was shot and killed in Glen around 1 a.m. Thursday
Cumberbatch is one of six men who were granted EC$100,000 bail each in connection with a 2,000-pound marijuana bust in Chateaubelair on Feb. 20.
The men were arrested and charged with possession of 907,546 grammes of cannabis, with intent to supply to another and 3,632 grammes of cannabis, with intent to supply to another and 907,546 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of drug trafficking.
The other men are Daniele Baptiste, 32, a labourer of Petit Bordel; Calvert Prince, 46, a farmer of Petit Bordel; Rajiv Deshong, 28, unemployed of Redemption Sharpes; Ezekiel Robin, 33, a fisherman of Clare Valley; and Denzil Sam, 26, unemployed of Ottley Hall.
When they appeared in court on March 3, they were ordered to surrender all travel documents and to report periodically to police stations in Kingstown, Questelles, Calliaqua and Chateaubelair.
A preliminary inquiry was scheduled for June 19.