Country records FIRST MURDER FOR 2012
Nassau, Bahamas — Bahamas Press is reporting murder number 312 and 1st for 2012. The incident occurred around 9PM last night [the first day of the year].
We can tell you the victim a male, believed to be a resident in the area, was stabbed to death and died following his wounds. The incident took place on St. Michael’s Road just off Prince Charles Drive.
Sources tell us the man, who we believe to be in his late 30s, got into an altercation when the incident occurred.
Crime has spiraled out of control in 2011 as more than 127 residents becoming victims of murder and with some 25 incidents still unclassified by police. The number of murders have doubled since 2006 and is the highest in the country record ever.