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Man found dead in Josiah’s Bay apartment

- name given as Mario Matthew
Found dead: Mario Matthew. Police have confirmed the discovery of the body today in Josiah's Bay. Photo: Provided
Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a man was today August 5, 2015, found unresponsive in an apartment in Josiah’s Bay, Tortola. Reliable sources have since confirmed that the man is Mario Matthew, who was considered 'a person of interest' by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). Photo: VINO/File
Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a man was today August 5, 2015, found unresponsive in an apartment in Josiah’s Bay, Tortola. Reliable sources have since confirmed that the man is Mario Matthew, who was considered 'a person of interest' by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF). Photo: VINO/File
JOSIAH’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a man was found dead in an apartment in Josiah’s Bay, Tortola today August 5, 2015.

Reliable sources have since confirmed that the man is Mario Matthew, who was considered “a person of interest” by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

Virgin Islands News Online was also informed that the man did not seem dead for more than 48 hours.

It is not clear if foul play is suspected at this time.

Meanwhile, Police Information Officer Diane Drayton just confirmed the discovery of the body. "Police are confirming the sudden death of a male who resides in the Josiah's Bay area. Cause of death is unknown. The Coroner's Office has been informed. No further information can be released at this time," Ms Drayton stated via a press release.

Matthew has had issues with the law and was out on bail.

30 Responses to “Man found dead in Josiah’s Bay apartment”

  • vex (05/08/2015, 21:30) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    RIP MARIO
  • ccc (05/08/2015, 21:39) Like (8) Dislike (53) Reply
    And morris said crime gone down
  • qc (05/08/2015, 22:07) Like (1) Dislike (12) Reply
    so said this young man gone black lives matters
  • omg!! (05/08/2015, 23:00) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    RIP my boi. This is really sad.
  • god is good (05/08/2015, 23:36) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    sad news I trust god gie his family the strenght to bear
  • pinky (05/08/2015, 23:38) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    That's was my brother! Rest in Peace! I love you! I never got the chance to see you and link up!
    Love your little sister ,
    Stevlyn Matthew
  • Ripper (06/08/2015, 08:15) Like (5) Dislike (9) Reply
    That's for lovel. Say no more
  • wize up (06/08/2015, 08:19) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Rataman live up; jah guide(one love)
  • family (06/08/2015, 08:54) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    U were well loved by us my heart and prays to your wife and kids R.I.P CUZ u still live within us.
  • curr (06/08/2015, 09:03) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Jah
  • Curious (06/08/2015, 09:42) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lawdy Mario, You waz my neibour and friend for a long time. I gonna miss you. You had your good and bad days but you were a true friend and a very good Person. You loved your children deeply and did everything you could for them. A True Father!!!! Your life is over but I will not forget you. Sleep Peacefully my friend.
    • I Second That (06/08/2015, 11:04) Like (23) Dislike (1) Reply
      Yes, he had his good and bad just like every breathing man now walking the earth. And yes, he was a true father to his kids!!! Sleep on Mario.
  • MOMO (06/08/2015, 11:24) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    JAH KNOW STAR, ONE LOVE BROTHER , RIP
  • Curious (06/08/2015, 16:50) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mann I still cant get it. Just di other day you was telling me that I must do wha I ga do for my youths cause "LIFE TOO SHORT" WOW it really is and now the person who used to give such good advise (always talking from experience) gone. My buddy gone!!! My condolences to his Wife, kids and entire family.........
  • Mario's little sister (06/08/2015, 18:51) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    I miss you brother! We all do!!!! All 7 of your siblings! Rest in peace! And for those who said it was a crime, IT WAS NOT A CRIME COMMITTED ON HIM, NO ONE KILLED MY BROTHER. Thank you.
  • Co Worker (06/08/2015, 22:55) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Stacey oh my sorry for your lost. And the young children God be with all of you. He will give you the strengthen. I was saying few days ago. We are here now then gone. No one knows the hour. Be strong amen. T
  • kind hearted (07/08/2015, 08:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Who knew Mario will know about his illness he had it was not a crime .he suffered from a very serious illness
  • de silent one (07/08/2015, 10:12) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    He may have had his ways, like all of us, but he was a decent and loving guy. You'll be miss, rest in peace bro.
  • black maf (09/08/2015, 22:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    rest in peace bro love and respect yow wife hold up your head make him proud look after him kids lika real mother love you be strong
  • Godbeeithyou (09/08/2015, 23:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    SYMPATHY TO YOUR MOTHER ELDRA AND FATHER MAURICE MATTHEW OF FLORIDA FROM THE FORMER STAFF OF PANNEL FITZPATRICK AND CO.

    JAH BLESS ALL.
  • One Life to Live (13/08/2015, 13:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Boy I aint know what to say
    but the block miss you daddy.
    Rest in piece, one life to live,
    you had live your life to the fullest
    thats the best thing but Jah knows
    best.
  • friend (25/09/2015, 21:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rest in peace and may your soul be free from this world. Sympathy goes out to your family!

    Rasta Man Rise Up!


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