SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Police are continuing the investigation into the shooting that took place on July 27th, 2020 where a man lost his life on the Hyssop Road, in Cay Hill, the police said in a statement on Wednesday afternoon. During the investigation it emerged that a second person must have been involved in the shooting.
On Tuesday January 12, 2021, the detective department arrested the first suspect with the initials M.R. in connection with the fatal shooting which resulted in the death of J.B.A.
After the arrest of the suspect, M.A. a search of the suspect's home was carried out. In the house of the suspect various items of evidence, such as a firearm, were seized.
While investigating the confiscated goods, it would appear that other persons should have more information on what exactly took place on Hyssop road on the night of July 27th 2020.
Even though this comprehensive investigation is still slowly progressing, the Detective Department is requesting the public to provide any additional information that can serve to help solving this case.
The investigating team can be reached on 5422222 ext 105, 210 or 219 or by calling the anonymous tip line on 9300 (free of charge).
You can also visit the website at www.policesxm.sx to report crime anonymously via the tip contact form or you can leave a Private Message via the Facebook page (Police Force of Sint Maarten - Korps Politie Sint Maarten) if you know or suspect something. (KPSM)