Philipsburg, December 5th 2018
From: Chief Inspector R.V. HENSON
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
Police request assistance from community in ongoing criminal investigation
On Sunday November 18th 2018 a shooting incident took place near a hotel in the district of Cay Hill.
This shooting incident is being investigated by the Detective Department of the Police Force of Sint Maarten. To this date no suspects have been arrested, but the investigation will soon lead to the arrest of a possible suspect(s) involved. However, detectives are still looking for witnesses to assist with this investigation.
Person(s) with any additional information which will lead to the arrest(s) can call the Detective Department at +1721-5422222 ext. 208/211. Person(s) who wish to remain anonymous can contact the tip line at 9300.
Police request assistance in identifying decomposed body
The Police Forensic Department has no yet been able to positively identify the person whose decomposing body was found in a shack in the bushes behind the Emergency homes (911 Project) located in Union Farm area.
The body of this still unidentified male victim was located by residents of that area on Saturday December 1st and as of yet has not yet been identified. The Police Department is asking anyone who is missing a family member or who may be able to identify this person to get in contact with the Detective Department by calling 54-22222 ext. 208/211.