Man Found Dead Behind STX Gas Station

Police found the body of a gunshot victim Sunday morning behind the Gas for Less Service Station on St. Croix.

The victim was identified by next of kin as 28-year-old Miguel Angel Cruz.

According to police, at approximately 11:26 p.m. Sunday the 911 center received a call reporting reporting a lifeless body lying in the Diamond Crest parking lot area, behind Gas for Less Service Station.

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Officers along with EMT personnel responded and discovered an unresponsive male individual with no vital signs.

The victim, later identified as Cruz, appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical attendant.

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