British pensioner found murdered in St Lucia

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British woman Diana Theodore, 72, who lived in St Lucia, was found dead after an extensive search by police



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Diana Theodore was found dead at her home in St. Lucia.

Police in St Lucia are investigating the murder of a British pensioner who was found tied up in a pool of blood under her bed.

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The body of Diana Theodore was reportedly found in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Ms Theodore’s dog was also found dead at her home in Choiseul.

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What happened to Diana Theodore?

The 72-year-old was found with a serious head wound.

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A friend had reported the community activist missing and prompted a police search.

A neighbor told the Sun newspaper: “He came up to us and said he hadn’t seen her, so we all went looking for her but couldn’t find her.

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“We all went looking for her as she is always at home. It’s not like her not to be seen in this small village.

“She was kind and has lived in Morne Sion for many years.”

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Who Was Diana Theodore?

Mrs Theodore, a mother of one, had moved to the Caribbean from the UK over 30 years ago and was based in Morne Sion, Choiseul, St Lucia.

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Ms Theodore was a longtime member of the Saint Lucia National Trust and in a statement the group said: “Diana was a passionate and vocal champion of Saint Lucia’s natural and cultural heritage.

“She was a long-time member of the Trust, which also served on the Council and regularly offered her ideas, concerns and advice on areas of conservation and community interest.

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“Her death is a great loss and Diana will be greatly missed.”

What did the police say?

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In an interview with a radio station in St Lucia – 88.5 Soufrière FM – Police Superintendent Luke Defraitus asked for information, saying: “We are interviewing people residing in the area but at this point we have not found any suspect.” “

Meanwhile, the Telegraph reports that a police spokesman said they were investigating the murder.

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“Police are continuing their investigation into the murder that occurred over the weekend. We follow all lines of investigation and will leave no stone unturned.

We’ll speak to everyone who knew the deceased and hope to get to the bottom of the matter. No one is excluded from our investigation. We hope to find a motive for this murder and will proceed from there.”

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