Moreton Morrell man murdered in St Lucia

A Moreton Morrell man has been murdered on his yacht in the Caribbean island of St Lucia

Roger Pratt, 62, was killed on board his yacht on Friday night after reportedly defending his wife during a robbery.

Mr Pratt and his wife Margaret were on a round-the-world trip when the attack occurred in the port of Vieux Fort.

Mrs Pratt was injured during the attack but has been released from hospital and is helping police with their inquiries. Local police say three people are in custody, but no arrests have so far been made.

The Foreign Office said it was aware of the death of a British national on the island and was providing consular assistance to the family.

More updates to come tomorrow (Monday).