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April 22nd, 2018
2 prisoners Allen Baptiste & Alcedo Tyson returned from St Lucia

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - While many of the Virgin Islands' prisoners remain in St Lucia at the Bordelais Correctional Facility, they continue to advise their families of the poor living conditions, including having to purchase some basic supplies and being subjected to rationing of water.

December 20th, 2013
Allen Baptiste allegedly at centre of major disturbance at HMP – source

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – According to reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online, security officers at Her Majesty’s Prison are on high alert after an alleged “disturbing incident” at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) last evening, December 19, 2013. The incident reportedly led to the arrest and removal of convicted murderer Allen Baptiste who is serving a life sentence.

March 27th, 2013
Baptiste & Edwards get life without parole for murder of Keri Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Yan Edwards and Allen Baptiste have been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

March 6th, 2013
UPDATE: Yan Edwards & Allen Baptiste found guilty of murdering Keri Harrigan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The jury returned with a verdict of guilty for both Mr Yan Edwards and Mr Allen Baptiste in the High Court minutes on March 6, 2013.

March 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: Edwards ordered ‘key witness’ cell phone to be destroyed- Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Yesterday March 1, 2013 was another telling day in the High Court of the Virgin Island as both Prosecution and Defense closed off on testimonies in the murder trial for Keri Harrigan, who was shot dead on March 16, 2011.

February 20th, 2013
UPDATE: Judge rebukes murder accused for allegedly speaking to juror

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - High Court Judge Albert Redhead has rebuked the alleged communication with a juror in the Keri Harrigan murder trial by one of the accused.

October 18th, 2012
Juror in Harrigan murder trial found to be a relative of a fmr accused

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a journey of incredible suspension and surprises at the High Court yesterday, October 17, 2012 as witnesses and evidence came and went but it would have never been anticipated that the jurors would be discharged for the second time this week.

October 9th, 2012
UPDATE: Charges dropped against Roland ‘Crash’ Allen in tourist death case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Roland ‘Crash’ Allen, who was accused of causing death by dangerous driving and reckless driving, had the charges dropped against him when he appeared before Justice Albert Redhead on the opening day of the October assizes today, October 9, 2012.



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