Three arrested in St Lucia British tourist murder

Roger Pratt was killed when his boat was boarded by three attackers on Friday

Authorities in the Caribbean island of St Lucia said they have arrested three people today in connection with the murder of a British tourist who was traveling around the world with his wife.

The victim, Roger Pratt, 62, was on a trip with his wife, Margaret, ahead of her 60th birthday when their boat was boarded by three unidentified attackers on Friday, police said. Margaret Pratt was also treated for injuries.

The murder has raised concerns on the small, eastern Caribbean island, where tourism accounts for about two-thirds of the economy.

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Two more arrests over murder of British tourist in St Lucia

Police in St Lucia say they have arrested two further people in connection with the murder of Roger Pratt, a British tourist who was travelling around the world with his wife. Five people remain in custody as part of the investigation.