PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (26 June 2022) – The Police Force of Sint Maarten KPSM and the Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM have launched a murder investigation into the death of the octogenarian who died on 29 May 2022 after armed robbers invaded her Pointe Blanche home. The robbers also assaulted and injured the woman’s husband.

The “Pharao” investigation into the initial break-in and assault, took a turn to murder after the autopsy findings revealed that L.M. (86) died an unnatural death.

Prosecutor’s office (OM) SXM and the Police Force of Sint Maarten (KPSM) encourage anyone with information about the brutal and fatal attack on the two 80-plus-year-olds in their home before dawn to come forward to in the pursuit of justice.

Anyone who may have information about this incident can contact KPSM +1 721 542 2222 ext. 204 or 205 or the free anonymous tip line 9300. Also, visit to report crimes anonymously via the tip contact form or leave a private message via Facebook: Police Force of Sint Maarten - Korps Politie Sint Maarten.