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Saturday, August 6

Police make arrests in brutal weekend slaying.

The Dominican: "Police in Dominica is said to have apprehended at least two of the individuals involved in the brutal slaying of hotel manager Joe Costello.

Costello was attacked by cutlass wielding men who were attempting to rob the business place of his friends American couple Rick and Alicia Davison. He is being hailed as a hero for attempting to defend the couple sometime late on Sunday night as three masked men attempted to rob their dwelling.

Forty-three year old Costello who has lived on the island for over nine months died shortly after the attack and the Davisons’ who are longtime residents’ continue to nurse their injuries at the Princess Margaret Hospital."