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November 24th, 2016
Former Customs Officer R. Ashford Lettsome passes

LITTLE DIX HILL, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islander and former longtime civil servant R. Ashford Lettsome died peacefully at his home yesterday Wednesday November 23, 2016. He was 71 years of age.

June 25th, 2016
Man dies following boat accident in Road Harbour

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a young man has died from injuries suffered in a freak boating accident in Road Harbour this morning, June 25, 2016.

January 10th, 2012
Cruise ship passenger dies on board MV Aida

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police were called on board MV Aida this morning, January 9, 2012 after a 83 year-old passenger died from what the cruise ship surgeon determined to be a heart attack.

January 10th, 2012
DR man held in Maxwell Smith's death discharged pending investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Dominican Republic (DR) national who was in police custody in connection with the tragic death of Maxwell Smith was discharged yesterday evening, January 9, 2012 pending further investigation, disclosed police spokeswoman, Diane Drayton.

January 5th, 2012
UPDATE: South African boat captain drowned, autopsy revealed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The autopsy of 27-year-old Zac Van De Merwe, who had dived to retrieve a camera off Norman Island on December 29, 2011, revealed that he died from drowning.

December 26th, 2011
Canadian citizen dies en route to Peebles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 58 year-old Canadian citizen died en route to Peebles Hospital yesterday December 25, 2011 after experiencing chest pains following an excursion on Scrub Island.

November 15th, 2011
Tourist dies while snorkelling off The Indians

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 73 year-old male American tourist died yesterday Monday November 14, 2011 while he was snorkelling in the vicinity of The Indians, an uninhabited small archipelago of islets west of Norman Island, Virgin Islands News Online was informed.

November 8th, 2011
Fmr. Magistrate Cecil Dawson has died

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online was reliably informed that former Magistrate Cecil Dawson passed away at his Kingston home this morning, Tuesday November 8, 2011.


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