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May 28th, 2019
'Gov’t has zero tolerance on crime'– Premier on latest murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Vincentian Rohan Williams, 37, charged and remanded for the murder of local woman Lenia Lettsome-Green, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took a moment to extend deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the slain woman.

May 28th, 2019
UPDATE: Vincentian charged for murder of Lenia Lettsome-Green

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged a Vincentian man for the murder of local Lenia Lettsome-Green.

April 26th, 2019
St Thomas man convicted for 2015 murder

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — Jurors empanelled to hear the trial of K’Moi Corraspe convicted him of murder, assault and weapons charges in connection with a four-year-old killing at Contant Knolls Housing Community, USVI Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen has announced.

February 25th, 2019
40 year sentence for US man in 2014 St Thomas killing

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced Friday.

February 6th, 2019
Police conducted early morning raid; 3 arrested on murder suspicion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While reports are still unfolding, members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) conducted a raid this morning, Wednesday, February 6, 2019, on Tortola.

March 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Men held in Sweeney & Stevens murder probe released

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents were hoping for a major breakthrough in the murder probe of Clevaughn M. Sweeney and Michael Stevens when it was announced yesterday, March 15, 2018 by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) that two persons had been held for questioning.

March 14th, 2018
Rafael Harrigan now charged with Trumayne J. Daway’s murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A third person has been charged for the murder of Virgin Islander Trumayne J. Daway, who was riddled with bullets at Brandywine Bay on February 28, 2018.

March 11th, 2018
'We make more noise for silly things than when somebody loses their life' - Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "We make more noise about things that are far more silly for a longer length of time than when somebody loses their life in this country. It's like the melee just goes on for 2 days and then we move on to the next thing."

March 9th, 2018
Murder accused Vernon Bernard attempts suicide

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dominica national Vernon Bernard, 26, who is one of two persons charged with the murder of Virgin Islander Trumayne J. Daway, attempted to take his own life while in police custody on Tuesday March 6, 2018.

March 7th, 2018
Murder they did. A history of troubled youths in Society

By Sandra Phillip Hodge

Crime is not new under the sun and murder, one of the worst crimes a human can commit against another human being, happens everywhere. The VI is no exception.

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