PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – In connection with the ongoing investigation into the fatal assault which took place on December 7th2020, the personnel of the Detective Department arrested the suspect with the initials S.W. onDecember 24th 2020, for his involvement in this case. He was later incarcerate pending further investigation.
During the investigation the officers became aware that a second suspect should be involved in this case, where the victim with the initials J.C had lost his life after being severely ill-treated of Well-road. J.C. passed away on Wednesday December 9th 2020, due to injuries sustained in this incident.
This comprehensive investigation is slowly progressing the detective department is requesting the public to provide any additional information that can serve to help arresting the second suspect who is involved in this tragic case.
The Sint Maarten Police Force, can be contacted at+1 721- 542 22 22 ext. 204 or 205 or the anonymous tip line on 9300 (free of charge). You can also visit the website at www.policesxm.sx to report crime anonymous via the tip contact form. Or you can leave a Private Message via our Facebook page (Police Force of Sint Maarten – Korps Politie Sint Maarten) if you know or suspect something. This investigation is ongoing.