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Sudden death for elderly man in Greenland

-deceased complained of shortness of breath earlier in the day
August 15th, 2020 | Tags: death Fat Hogs Bay Tortola Virgin Islands
Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online is that an elderly man died suddenly sometime last evening, August 14, 2020, in the Fat Hogs Bay area. Photo: Internet Source
GREENLAND, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that an elderly man died suddenly sometime last evening, August 14, 2020, in the Greenland, Tortola, area.

Sources told VINO that the man has since been identified as 63-year-old Rhiise Chalwell of Greenland, Tortola.

The body was reportedly discovered shirtless and unresponsive by a family member with the front door of the Greenland home opened.  

Our news centre understands that when checked by emergency responders, the elderly man showed no vitals and was later pronounced dead on the scene.

Relatives said that earlier in the day, Chalwell had contacted a cousin to complain of shortness of breath before he was taken to a local medical centre and checked by a doctor.

He was prescribed some medication and sent home but reportedly came in contact with another individual who offered him a ride back to his place of residence.

Police investigation into the cause of death continues.

24 Responses to “Sudden death for elderly man in Greenland ”

  • please (15/08/2020, 13:59) Like (26) Dislike (1) Reply
    Don’t start coming up with conclusions until all facts are known. Ok people?
  • cgb (15/08/2020, 14:23) Like (5) Dislike (16) Reply
    I hope is not covid-19, shortness of breth etc is a syntom
    • WHAT!!! (15/08/2020, 15:25) Like (22) Dislike (3) Reply
      “cgb” please stop posting nonsense, there was no shortness of “breth”etc reported only shortness of BREATH no “etc” Shortness of breath can be a symptom of so many medical problems why don’t you do some research and spell check before you write?
    • Ko (15/08/2020, 22:24) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
      Shortness of brain activity as well. Maybe you have it cgb?
    • tolagirl (16/08/2020, 08:39) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Shortness of breath was a symptom before covid 19 came around.
  • @Please (15/08/2020, 14:28) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lol I like you, someone with common sense. They love labeling everything a “sudden death”
  • Hmm (15/08/2020, 14:36) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    He was a man that was sick! And at his job they used to work that man while the younger ones sat down! So sad he couldn’t handle that kind of work! Who they supposed to pull on the job they don’t!! Where is work is just slack up there!! So sickening!!
    • So (15/08/2020, 18:29) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
      When u go to work it is assumed that you are ready willing and able.
    • @hmm (15/08/2020, 19:46) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      For true, he was a good worker and he did his job without BSing around like the ones who was always sitting around. You slackers need to be put to shame. If I could drop your names on line, I would.
    • It real (16/08/2020, 10:49) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
      Stop talking bullshit because am a worker of the department and what u talking is nonsense. If u want to bash the department for other things do so but don't use this man death and blame it on how they working him hard while others sit down
      • @It real (16/08/2020, 15:22) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        Don’t get mad cause you got called out. By the way, no one is blaming his death on his worksite. You younger ones put the majority of your work on the man because your lazy behinds just wanted to sit around drawing a paycheck. Keep it up and I will call you out and put your names on blast on Face Book or What’s App.
    • Hmmm (16/08/2020, 11:06) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
      for true dont talk about the DJ who always sick
  • james (15/08/2020, 14:52) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    So a man complained of shortness of breath, was taken to a local medical Centre where he was given some medication and just sent home? No ECG?
    • Well (15/08/2020, 18:00) Like (17) Dislike (2) Reply
      They could a send the man hospital to do a heart test. These doctors working at clinics think they know everything. Send a cuban at each clinic please.
    • nah man (15/08/2020, 18:00) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
      What the hell is wrong with these Med people? No investigation, tests etc? No man. By the way 63 is not elderly, just senior.
      • 65 yr old (15/08/2020, 19:25) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
        Agree with nah man, 63 is not “elderly”.
        Why report a story without full details? Just to create drama, I suspect.
        And please have some respect for the deceased gentleman, as well as for his family.
  • Fam (15/08/2020, 15:04) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Rip brother
  • Wow (15/08/2020, 15:40) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    He was a good good domino player, one of the best on the island. I saw him played couple times by the car wash in greenland
  • Hmm (15/08/2020, 17:25) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    63 is not elderly
  • Sad (15/08/2020, 18:29) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Not elderly (15/08/2020, 21:25) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    63 is by no means elderly
  • V0TER #6 (16/08/2020, 08:30) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
  • u (16/08/2020, 09:22) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    This man was no elderly d days of our year are three score and ten

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