MARIGOT, Saint Martin – On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Patrick Lescuyer was found shot
twice in the head in his vehicle near the beach Grandes Cayes in Cul de Sac, Saint Martin.
On Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016, around 9:00 am it was his mother Françoise Lescuyer who was shot three times in the parking of Leader Price in Hope Estate.
A judicial investigation was quickly opened and the investigations carried out by the detectives identified two people. One is being charged with organizing and paying for the carrying out of the murder. The second suspect is the one who actually shot the two victims.
In the morning of Thursday, October 20, 2016, two suspects were arrested at their homes by the Peloton Intervention of the Republican Guard and the Platoon of Surveillance and Intervention of the Gendarmerie Saint-Martin.
They were immediately placed in custody. Faced with various elements of the investigation, the arrested persons quickly confirmed their guilt in the alleged acts.