Vacation murders in the Caribbean - Canadian has died following being shot on the Caribbean island of Saint Maarten
PHILIPSBURG—The man shot in the Maho area in the vicinity of Driftwood Bar is a Canadian tourist vacationing on the island.
“KPSM has also learnt that the victim S.V. has been stabilized by the doctors at the Sint Maarten Medical Centre in order for him to be able to be flown abroad today to receive further medical treatment,” the police stated in a press release issued Thursday afternoon. [link to www.thedailyherald.sx (secure)]
The shooting incident took place on Wednesday evening at approximately 11.00 p.m. on the Beacon Hill road near Driftwood Beach Bar.
“The police department seeing the indications thus far has deemed this shooting as an armed robbery whereby one of the victims was shot and is in critical condition at the Sint Maarten Medical Center. The victim has been identified with initials S.V. (48) and is a Canadian national who is