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June 23rd, 2018
Man attempts suicide in RT Police Station

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A man in custody of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), attempted to take his own life using a belt, in a Road Town Police Station cell, on Friday, June 22, 2018, sometime between 4:30 PM and 5:00 PM.

May 2nd, 2018
Suicide reported at Lindberg Bay beach in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

LINDBERG BAY, ST Thomas, USVI - A man is said to have hanged himself at the Lindberg Bay Beach early Tuesday morning, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist, Sakeeda Freeman has announced.

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.

August 3rd, 2017
UPDATE - Man found hanging identified as Luvan D. Francis aka 'Dust'

MAYABA, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that the young man who was found hanging in a shed near his home in Mayaba in the North Western side of Tortola last night August 2, 2017, is Luvan D. Francis aka 'Dust.'

April 25th, 2017
McDonald’s robbery suspect committed suicide- USVI police

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The 17-year-old suspect who died during the March 25 Lockhart Gardens McDonald’s attempted robbery and hostage incident — identified as Juan De Dios, who was a 10th grade student at the Charlotte Amalie High School — committed suicide, the Virgin Islands Police Department announced Monday April 24, 2017.

March 23rd, 2017
Williams displayed high level of depression prior to death- HMP source

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – Information from our sources in the Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsam Ghut is that Treh Williams was displaying a high level of depression hours before he was found hanging in his cell.

March 22nd, 2017
UPDATE: Treh Williams found dead in cell @HMP

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- It was sometime after 4:00 PM on March 21, 2017 that inmate Treh Williams was found unconscious in his cell at the state-owned penitentiary at Balsam Ghut on the main island of Tortola.

January 11th, 2017
Suicide committed on Norwegian Escape ship docked in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A Norwegian Escape ship docked in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Monday January 9, 2017 was the site of a suicide incident, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced today, January 11, 2017.

December 5th, 2016
UPDATE: Body found ‘deemed to be beyond recognition’- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has surprisingly stated it is still not in a position to confirm the identity of the body of a male found in the Crabbe Hill area late Saturday afternoon, December 3, 2016.

May 11th, 2016
Public servants told to learn to forgive for their own health

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- “Like stress, holding a grudge can lead to serious illnesses,” Seventh-day Adventist preacher Mr Howard Simon told public servants at the Commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work at Breezeway, Central Administration Complex on April 28, 2016.



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