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October 13th, 2020
UPDATE: One in custody for murder of Burrows; 3 for Daly’s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of Virgin Islands News Online’s first and accurate report earlier today, October 13, 2020, that three persons were taken into custody in relation to the murder of Matthew D. Daly aka ‘Shorty’, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has since indicated that one person has also been arrested in connection with the killing of George Burrows.

September 26th, 2020
Who killed Melissa Spence, Kendoy Penn, Julio P. Ceasor & Nyron F. Olliverre?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Detectives at the Major Crime Investigations Team at the RVIPF are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrators responsible for the murders of 23-year-old Melissa Spence, a native of Trinidad; Kendoy Penn of Old Plantation; 46-year-old Julio Pineda Ceasor of Greenland; and Nyron F. Olliverre, a native of Trinidad.

September 12th, 2020
BVIFA mourns passing of member Matthew D. Daly aka 'Shorty'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Football Association (BVIFA) along with the local football fraternity is mourning the death of Matthew D. Daly aka ‘Shorty’ described as a vociferous fan and avid supporter of the game in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 10th, 2020
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified as Matthew Daly aka ‘Shorty’

SPRING GHUT, Tortola, VI- With next of kin now notified, Virgin Islands News Online can disclose that the man gunned down in Spring Ghut today, September 10, 2020, is Mr Matthew Daly aka ‘Shorty’.

September 3rd, 2020
UPDATE: Softball player George Burrows was allegedly shot while in bedroom

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Well known softball player George Burrows, 54, was reportedly shot to death while he was asleep in his own bedroom, according to reports reaching our newsroom.

August 24th, 2020
White US cop shoots unarmed black man 7 times in back

KENOSHA, Wisconsin, USA- Nearly 3 months after protests erupted on a global scale after a white Minnesota police officer caused the death of black man, George P. Floyd Jr, by kneeling on his neck, a white cop shot an unarmed black father 7 times in the back in front of his children in Wisconsin on Sunday, August 23, 2020, sparking protests in the US County.

August 18th, 2020
Calls for state of emergency in USVI after 7 homicides in a month


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Senator Kurt A. Vialet on Tuesday morning, August 18, 2020, called for a state of emergency to be declared against violence in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), following the shooting incident in Sion Farm last night that left a 16-year-old boy, described by many as holding promise, dead.

July 25th, 2020
Bandit opens fire on Baughers Bay resident

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Investigators at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are probing a late-night shooting incident that occurred in the Baughers Bay, last evening Friday, July 24, 2020.

May 31st, 2020
Man shot during robbery in Purcell Estate

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a man was shot during a robbery in Purcell Estate in the wee hours of Sunday, May 31, 2020.

May 27th, 2020
Who killed Cardinal R. Fahie aka 'Wolf' & Jefferson M. Joseph?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police have turned to the Virgin Islands community for assistance in cracking two murder cases that occurred some 6 years apart on Tortola.


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