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Caribbean, Antigua – Yacht Skipper Shot and Killed

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009
A gunman shot and killed the Australian skipper of a yacht in Antigua on Thursday night, 22 January 2009. The victim, Drew Gollan, Captain of the 163 foot sailing yacht "Perseus" (a Perini Navi ketch), was walking after dark on the road between English Harbour and Falmouth Harbour. He was shot in the chest at close range outside the Gallery Bar. A source on the island said that he was shot in front of his partner, Elena and young child. Yachting World were told that Drew and Elena had hired a house on the road behind the Gallery Bar and were on their way home after dinner. An attacker tried to grab Elena's bag and a gun went off in the struggle,… Read More