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Man shot dead in St Thomas

August 27th, 2018 | Tags:
A man was found lifeless in Peterborg, St Thomas, on Sunday night, August 26, 2018, after being shot. Photo: Internet Source
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PETERBORG, St Thomas, USVI — A man was found lifeless in Peterborg, St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI), on Sunday night, August 26, 2018, after being shot, VIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

Mr Dratte said units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) along with units from the Mariel C. Newton Command, at approximately 6:25 PM Sunday, travelled to Peterborg in reference to a discharging of shots report.

Upon their arrival, the investigators observed a Caucasian male on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his body, Mr Dratte said.

Emergency medical technicians were on scene and concluded that the male did not have any vital signs, according to Mr Dratte.

The victim was identified by next of kin as 57-year-old Michael Quinn.

The incident remains under active investigation, according to police.

 

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