Murdered sailor and injured wife had links with the south

Margaret Pratt, the wife of a British man, murdered on board his boat in St Lucia, is the former Chief Executive of St Mary's Hospital on Isle of Wight. It's thought Roger Pratt was defending his wife when he was killed. Two men are in custody

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Friend: 'Yacht attack a tragic end to lifetime adventure'

A former colleague and personal friend of Margaret Pratt who was injured when her husband killed on board their yacht in St Lucia, has said the incident is a tragic end to what should have been a lifetime adventure for the couple.

Danny Fisher - Chair of the Isle of Wight NHS Trust, said that Margaret, who was the former Director of Finance for the trust, had done a lot for the organisation a period of change. She had joined the company in 2006. He said they were a 'great couple' who loved sailing.

Mrs Pratt is being treated for her injuries in the Caribbean. Three people have been arrested in connection with the attack.

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