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Autopsy performed on Nevis’ 1st homicide victim for 2023

An autopsy was performed on the body of 26-year-old Javon Grant of Maddens Estate on January 12th, 2023, by Resident Pathologist, Dr. Adrian Nuñez.




Dr. Nuñez concluded that death was as a result of hypovolemic shock due to multiple gunshot wounds to the head, chest and back.




Circumstances are that close to 4 pm on Wednesday Jan. 11th, lawmen responded to a report that two persons were shot in Bath Village. Investigations have revealed that 45-year-old Javier Charles of Bath Village and 26-year-old Javon Grant were sitting in the vicinity of a bar in Bath Village, when two (2) armed, masked assailants approached and shot at them.




The assailants then fled the scene. Grant collapsed and Charles ran. Both victims were subsequently transported in a private vehicle to the Alexandra Hospital. Grant was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. Charles is warded in a stable condition and is being treated for injuries to his neck.




This was Nevis’ 1st homicide for 2023.