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December 28th, 2018
Police probing death of US Doctor in VI waters - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the death of a Broward County, Florida Cardiologist, Dr Joseph Horgan after he allegedly fell from his yacht while vacationing here in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) says they are now probing his death.

December 26th, 2018
US Doctor dies in VI; Body to remain in Territory until 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A Broward County, Florida, USA Cardiologist died on December 20, 2018, after he fell from his yacht while vacationing here in the Virgin Islands (VI) and despite valiant efforts for the body to be released to his family, they are forced to wait until 2019.

May 1st, 2018
UPDATE: Father in custody in relation to his daughter’s death

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - According to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Michael Farhon, father of 11 month old Zaria C. Farhon was taken into police custody after his daughter was pronounced dead at 5:30 P.M. on April 30, 2018, outside the Ritter House on Wickham’s Cay II.

February 1st, 2018
Former Teacher, Sr Labour Officer Barbara H. Titley has died

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Virgin Islands was again thrown into shock and sadness following the news that prominent sister of the Virgin Gorda soil Ms Barbara Hyacinth Titley had died.

November 21st, 2017
Leando Nibbs, prominent local businessman & auto sales pioneer passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Family, friends and employees are in mourning following the passing late last night November 20, 2017 at Peebles Hospital of local prominent businessman and a pioneer in the auto sales and parts industry of the Virgin Islands, Mr Leando Nibbs.

November 4th, 2017
UPDATE: St Clair W. Benjamin aka ‘Johnny’ ID as accident victim

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The motorist who lost his life following an accident on James Walter Francis Drive, on the main island of Tortola last night, November 3, 2017, has been identified as St Clair W. Benjamin aka ‘Johnny’.

November 3rd, 2017
Aubrey M. Levons has died; Businessman & prominent voice of Anegada

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The Virgin Islands, and more so the Anegada community and his immediate family, have been in shock with the sudden passing of prominent Virgin Islander and Anegada resident, Mr Aubrey M. Levons.

April 20th, 2017
UPDATE: Cruise passenger suicide occurred in VI waters- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The death of a male cruise passenger on April 19, 2017 by suspected suicide-a story first reported by this news site- occurred in Virgin Islands waters, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has stated.

April 16th, 2017
Mrs Josephine Rhymer passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a sad day for both the Rhymer family and the Territory when Mrs Josephine Rhymer, who along with her husband held the distinction of being the longest surviving married couple in the Virgin Islands, passed away on April 12, 2017.

January 16th, 2017
UPDATE: Canadian Wilson F. Reading, 18, victim in Bubbly Pool tragedy

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI- Our newsroom is able to confirm that the young man who was reportedly crushed to death after a boulder fell on his head yesterday January 15, 2017 in the area of the popular Bubbly Pool on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke has been identified.

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