BRITISH SAILOR MURDERED IN ST LUCIA
Sunday January 19th, 2014
A British sailor was murdered while trying to defend his wife aboard their yacht moored on the Caribbean island St Lucia. 62 year old Roger Pratt was with his wife Margaret aboard their yacht 'Magnetic Attraction' moored at Vieux Fort on Friday night when the attackers boarded the boat and attacked. Margaret Pratt has been treated and leased from hospital, but her husbands body was found Floating nearby.
The cause of Rogers death is not yet known, but there is a post mortem scheduled for Monday.
Two men have since been charged.
The couple were on a round the world trip And were celebrating Margarets birthday when the attack took place.They had set off in June from Lowestoft and spent some time in the Algarve before heading to the Caribbean.
Another tragic loss to a couple who have set off to live a dream.Our thoughts are with Margaret and all family and friends of the couple.
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