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February 20th, 2020
Nickera Smith murder: Wescott was last to speak to victim before she left home- court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telephone records indicate that Ashan R. Westcott was the last person to speak to the late Nickera Smith of Hope Hill, when she left her family home for the last time alive.

February 19th, 2020
Ashan R. Westcott charged with murder of Nickera Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four years after the murder of 22-year-old Nickera Smith, whose decomposed body was discovered at Hawkes Nest in March 2016, someone has been charged for the gruesome crime.

February 3rd, 2020
‘Find it in your heart to come forward’- Family of murdered Erran Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Detectives from the Major Crime Investigations Team are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for the murder of 34 year old Erran Charles and injuring 17 year old Guilky Thomas.

January 12th, 2020
Death penalty wanted for USVI men accused of murdering Florida dentist

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Prosecutors in Florida are seeking the death penalty for two male suspects from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) who have been charged with killing a Hialeah, Florida dentist.

December 21st, 2019
Unsolved: Police still hunting ‘Bushman’ killer/s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Four years after his death, detectives from the Major Crime Investigations Team at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrator/s responsible for the murder of 28-year-old David N. James aka ‘Bushman’.

August 26th, 2019
Youth charged in USVI shooting death

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ST. CROIX, USVI - Police on Monday afternoon August 26, 2019, arrested a man in connection with a Sunday night shooting to death that occurred in Estate All for the Better.

July 27th, 2019
Suspect in USVI Festival Village Murder found guilty

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ST. CROIX, USVI — Jurors empanelled for the murder trial of Angel Parrilla, Jr., were not convinced by his claim of self-defence and convicted him of murder, assault and weapons charges in connection with a 2018 killing during the Frederiksted Festival activities, the USVIPD Department of Justice said Friday.

July 25th, 2019
RVIPF grappling with 33 unsolved murders

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police Mr Micheal B. Matthews has said that of a total 68 homicides in the Virgin Islands since January of 2000, only 35 of those cases have been solved and brought before the courts.

July 16th, 2019
Vincy man who knifed Jamaican wife to death jailed for 6 ½ years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- St Vincent national Lennox F. Da Silva aka ‘Ocho’, who knifed his Jamaican wife, Sherika Nelson- Da Silva, to death at their apartment in Greenland, Tortola, on June 10, 2017 was on July 12, 2019 sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison.

May 30th, 2019
USVI man sentenced to life without parole for 2015 murder

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Attorney General Designee Denise N. George announced Wednesday, May 29, 2019 that K’Moi Corraspe, who shot and killed Kadeem John inside a housing community, was sentenced to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen made known via press release today, May 30, 2019.

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