Saturday 17 November, 2018

Elderly couple's throats slashed in Portland

A section of the Mount Pleasant community cordoned off as police investigators processed the crime scene.

A section of the Mount Pleasant community cordoned off as police investigators processed the crime scene.

The Portland police are probing the gruesome murder of an elderly couple in the Mount Pleasant community in the parish on Friday afternoon.

The bodies of the husband and wife were found at their home with their throats slashed at about 2:00 p.m.

The man has been identified as Charlie Anderson, a returning resident from England, while his wife, who was said to have been a British citizen, remains unidentified.

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They had recently returned to the island.

Police investigators processed the scene well into the afternoon and evening.

NOTE: The story has been updated with the identity of the husband who was killed.

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