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March 28th, 2022

UPDATE: 1:46 pm

Police provided a press release on the stabbing incident which led to the death of Herbert DaCosta Callender.

That release follows:

Police are conducting investigations into a report of the unnatural death of a man as a result of an altercation at Garden Land, Country Road, St Michael on Monday, March 28th, 2022.


About 5:05 am a report was received at District ‘A’ Police Station where it was learnt that an adult male, with several stab wounds, was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private motor vehicle. Further investigations revealed that this male was identified as Herbert DaCosta Callender 56 years, of St Barnabas Heights, St Michael, who was pronounced dead on arrival (DOA) at the Accident and Emergency Department of the Q.E.H

Investigations into this matter are continuing.

Anyone who is able to provide any information that can assist with these investigations are asked to call District ‘A’ Police Station at 430-7242 or 430-7246, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800-TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station. All information received will be treated with strict confidentiality.


Police have identified the man who lost his life in a stabbing incident this morning.

He is 56-year-old Herbert DaCosta Callender, of St Barnabas Heights, St Michael.

Sergeant Liesl Gabriel with the Barbados Police Service, told CBC News that they received a report about the incident around 5:05 am today, about a man who had received several stab wounds. This incident occurred at Garden Land, Country Road, St Michael.

She added that Callender was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private vehicle, where he was pronounced dead.

More details will be provided when they become available as police are continuing investigations into this matter.

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