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RVIPF pleads for witnesses in deadly Purcell shooting to come forward

-says no arrests made as yet
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is calling for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting death of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix, in Purcell Estate, in the vicinity of the OneMart Warehouse on Friday, August 10, 2018, to come forward and provide assistance. Photo: VINO/File
The RVIPF missive from Ms Drayton indicated that Police responded to a call of a shooting close to OneMart Warehouse in Purcell Estate around 8:00 PM, that evening and found the motionless body of a male—later identified as Jerry Castro-Felix, 25, of Pasea Estate. Photo: VINO/File
The RVIPF missive from Ms Drayton indicated that Police responded to a call of a shooting close to OneMart Warehouse in Purcell Estate around 8:00 PM, that evening and found the motionless body of a male—later identified as Jerry Castro-Felix, 25, of Pasea Estate. Photo: VINO/File
PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), is calling for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting death of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix, in Purcell Estate, in the vicinity of the OneMart Warehouse on Friday, August 10, 2018, to come forward and provide assistance.

RVIPF Public Relations Officer, Ms Diane L. Drayton, in a public appeal on Monday, 13, 2018, also called on any person that may have any information that can assist Police in identifying a possible suspect to come forward.

No Arrests

According to Ms Drayton, “no arrests have been made in this matter.”

The RVIPF missive from Ms Drayton indicated that the Police responded to a call of a shooting close to OneMart Warehouse in Purcell Estate around 8:00 PM, that evening and found the motionless body of a male—later identified as Jerry Castro-Felix, 25, of Pasea Estate.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and there were no other persons reported with injuries.

Persons with helpful information are being asked to contact the Major Crime Team at 368-9342 or the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 368-9339.

Casto-Felix was – who lives next to the Delta Petroleum Service Station—was shot dead with a single bullet to the back of his head, around 8:00 PM, on the evening of Friday, August 10, 2018 and died immediately.

4 Responses to “RVIPF pleads for witnesses in deadly Purcell shooting to come forward ”

  • ... (15/08/2018, 13:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    streets do not talk any more
  • disappointed (15/08/2018, 15:44) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I can't imagine how difficult it must be for the family and friends of this young man to come on this website and be reminded of the horrible scene in which their loved one was so savagely murdered. What good can come from posting a picture of his lifeless body online?
  • Gumption.Offical (15/08/2018, 17:00) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    It’s sad how we actually reach so low. I still think about the little girl time to time. I wish we wasn’t like this. RIP to all that we’ve lost due to gun crime.…
  • pen (16/08/2018, 09:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ndp need to speak about gun crime in the house more ,we bvilanders are hideing killers from police so what you thing ..shame on us


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