The Syrian community in Antigua and Barbuda will pay their respects to Roudi Shmlay at the Orthodox Church tonight
The memorial service will be attended by Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin and government ministers Charles Fernandez and Daryll Mathew
Residents and those who knew Roudi are being invited to the service on the grounds of the Antigua Syrian Club at Langfords
It is carded for 8 o’clock tonight.
Roudi was killed from a gunshot wound to his head when a young man robbed the Pick ‘N Mix Mart on DeSouza Road where he worked
The incident happened shortly after 1 pm. The gunman fled the scene with an undetermined sum of money from the cashier in the mart.
He came to Antigua from Syria during the Covid-19 pandemic and was working towards his wedding. His fiancé lives in Syria.
We deeply extend our love at this trying moment and pray that God gives you peace.