The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force confirmed the apprehension of brothers, Danny Blake and Elvis Blake in the Cayon area on Friday September 15.
A wanted bulletin was issued by the Police for the Blake brothers, as they were identified as persons of interest in the murder of Kevonne Smithen of New Road, St. Kitts.
Smithen was fatally wounded with a knife whilst working at the Central Gas Station on the evening of September 11. When police arrived on the scene, they noticed the young man lying motionless on the ground with a knife lodged in his back and multiple lacerations about his body.
According to a police report, initial inquiries indicate that Mr. Smithen was accosted by two armed assailants while attending to vehicles. The assailants reportedly struck and stabbed him about the body several times before fleeing the scene.
The case is still under investigation.