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An annual waterfront gathering Friday evening was part of the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, remembering the almost 40 Virgin Islanders who have lost their lives to violence so far this year.
The VIPD said DNA testing revealed the body found in the bushes east of Cramer’s Park on April 28 was that of 19-year-old Emanuel Moise. The cause of death was determined to be from multiple gunshot wounds.
Over the last eight years, David Payne’s family has commissioned four signs, all of which have stood outside his sister’s house on Beltjen Road, calling for the public to report any details about his murder to Crime Stoppers.
The police arrested 39-year-old Rasokemo Archibald of the Bovoni Housing community and 30-year-old Tyler Labbarie, who was already in custody of the Bureau of Corrections on another violation.
The reward for information leading to arrests and convictions in a pair of U.S. Virgin Islands murders is up to as much as $70,000, according to the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI.
One teen was killed and a second person was injured in a shooting Monday night in Estate Sion Farm on St. Croix. The fatal victim was identified as 16-year-old Tintawe Christian of Sion Farm.
A 27-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday evening in downtown Frederiksted, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified as Joseph Leonardo Clarke of Grove Place.
A man was killed Tuesday night in a shooting at a downtown Christiansted hotel, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified as 24-year-old Rashawn Wyre.
Monday was a day of thanks. After participating in this weekend’s USVI Million Mother March on St. Thomas, I know there is so much I am thankful for, including some of the truly beautiful moments I experienced along the way.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. began his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday with a plea to residents to unite against the gun violence that has been plaguing the territory and come forward with information about recent homicides.