A Marriaqua farmer is dead and another in police custody after a chopping incident in Mt Pleasant/Majorca sometime after 1 a.m. Wednesday.
A relative told iWitness News that the dead is Hilton Thomas, aged 56.
The relative said that information suggests that Thomas and another resident of the area had a dispute.
Thomas reportedly went to the assailant’s home and was arguing when he was chopped outside the door of the assailant’s house.
He died at the scene, allegedly of his injuries.
Police have confirmed the incident but have offered no further information at this time.
The killing brings to 37 the number of homicides in St. Vincent and the Grenadines this year.