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Alwin Franklyn

The deceased, Alwin Franklyn.

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A Georgetown man became the 22nd homicide victim and 21st murder victim in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Wednesday night, police said.

Police are investigating the death of Alwin Franklyn, a 53-year-old Dickson resident.

About 10:10 p.m. on Wednesday, police at the Georgetown Police Station were alerted to a chopping incident in Dickson.

On arrival at the scene, police found Franklyn unresponsive with multiple chop wounds.

The district medical officer pronounced him dead at the scene.

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A post mortem examination is expected to be conducted on the body to ascertain the cause of death.

Investigations are ongoing.

iWitness News understands that Franklyn was chopped during an altercation with a relative.

Police are asking person(s) with information that can assist with this investigation, to call 1-784-456-1339, 1-784-458-6229 or any police station/officer that they are comfortable with.

“All information will be treated confidentially,” police said.

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