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Man gunned down in Fish Bay is Deverson Williams

- deceased is national of St Vincent & Grenadines
Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can now confirm that the man gunned down in broad daylight at Fish Bay, Tortola, today, March 16, 2021, has been identified as Deverson Williams, a national of St Vincent and the Grenadines and resident of Belle Vue. Photo: Team of Reporters
The brazen murder of Mr Deverson Williams took place at Fish Bay around 3:30 pm on March 16, 2021. Photo: Team of Reporters
The brazen murder of Mr Deverson Williams took place at Fish Bay around 3:30 pm on March 16, 2021. Photo: Team of Reporters
A rental vehicle that was closely behind the automobile Deverson Williams was driving was also struck by bullets, including on its bonnet and front windscreen. Photo: Team of Reporters
A rental vehicle that was closely behind the automobile Deverson Williams was driving was also struck by bullets, including on its bonnet and front windscreen. Photo: Team of Reporters
FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can now confirm that the man gunned down in broad daylight at Fish Bay, Tortola, today, March 16, 2021, has been identified as Deverson Williams, a national of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online are that Mr Willliams, a resident of Belle Vue, was the driver of a vehicle heading west when he came under heavy gunfire in the vicinity of International Motors.

The brazen murder took place around 3:50 pm.

Mr Williams suffered multiple gunshot wounds about his body and reportedly died while still in his vehicle.

A large number of spent shells were reportedly recovered by police at the scene of the shooting.

Rental vehicle also hit by bullets

Our newsroom was also told that a rental vehicle that was close behind the automobile Williams was driving was also struck by bullets, including on its bonnet and front windscreen.

No one was reportedly hurt in the rental vehicle.

Police are said to be reviewing footage taken from CCTV cameras in the area.

68 Responses to “Man gunned down in Fish Bay is Deverson Williams”

  • west (16/03/2021, 21:04) Like (21) Dislike (43) Reply
    They were having the gangster summet at the pizza place!
  • Int motors (16/03/2021, 21:13) Like (9) Dislike (3) Reply
    Rest easy
    • omg (17/03/2021, 09:03) Like (55) Dislike (2) Reply
      How can he rest easy. Instead of people rendering assistance, they saw it fit to pull out their cell phones and start video taping and whatsapping. Nonsense.
  • D (16/03/2021, 21:15) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
    Rest Easy Benny
    • No (17/03/2021, 09:29) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
      the commisoner of police got the case that haunts him solved
      • tretretrete (17/03/2021, 13:45) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        The one going West where the little girl was killed?
      • What? (17/03/2021, 19:14) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
        If you knew this man was the perpetrator why didn’t you tell this to the police when he was alive?
      • BigBoxOfCornflakes (18/03/2021, 08:18) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        Easy to throw the blame on a dead ma-he can't defend himself. I find it more plausible that the same person who killed him, killed Trinity...Intentional or not...a real man would give him self up as two innocent persons died. Y'all unconscionable in this place.
      • answer (18/03/2021, 17:35) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
        If this is true, it was pure prayers that went up on that child's death. If true, he had it coming and now I understand the brutal death, because when God answers prayers, he uses who he wants in grand style. Mind you, I am not rejoicing over no man's death, but when God repays his wrath, it is worse than obeah.
      • life (20/03/2021, 07:39) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        Your mom still could find out who your dad is what makes you think that nonsense you ducking tit
  • lol (16/03/2021, 21:24) Like (33) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is crazy, these murders are to comfortable and relax that high day this what going on. That's a high traffic area let me see how good these police officers are because this is over bearing now
  • Shylow (16/03/2021, 21:57) Like (45) Dislike (13) Reply
    He didn't deserve this .... no one deserves to die that way .
    • rewrsdffds (17/03/2021, 09:24) Like (42) Dislike (5) Reply
      but its ok to bring misery and death to countless families as a drug dealer you live this life, you die this way, harsh but true
    • @Shylow (17/03/2021, 21:07) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
      Now how do you know what he deserves? Do you know the kind of life he lived? I don't either but I won't come on here saying what he did and didn't deserve.
  • Comment (16/03/2021, 22:06) Like (57) Dislike (1) Reply
    I pray that the police can solve these crimes. Persons seem to feel comfortable killing individuals in broad daylight. Very saddened.
  • Small country (16/03/2021, 22:44) Like (17) Dislike (10) Reply
    First I want to offer my condolences to the victim family and friends. We all know or have an idea what this was about. Sorry to say but, there will be more of this to come. High power and assault weapons is the weapon of choice in the BVI.THEY RIDDLE THAT CAR WITH BULLETS.
  • put out screen shots (16/03/2021, 22:47) Like (75) Dislike (0) Reply
    No man... them could have kill the person in the rental behind that could of had in my mother, your father, his sister, her uncle, their grand daughter our baby.

    This has to stop they already killed an innocent little girl... we don't want no more innocent lives lost we have get these killers off the streets....

    Put out screen shots from the video of the shooter or shooters... let the public help identify them
  • Really (16/03/2021, 23:41) Like (6) Dislike (18) Reply
    apparently a machete is no use against a gun
  • only now (16/03/2021, 23:56) Like (7) Dislike (12) Reply
    See they miss yu de first it almost got yur jaw wired shut for trying roll on de lil girl now look they caught yu stop play with ayu life so stupid
  • RIH (16/03/2021, 23:59) Like (32) Dislike (4) Reply
    Whoever did this should ROT IN HELL
    • Fate (17/03/2021, 15:08) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      The man is heartless and that person is a pro hitman. Who sent for him to order the hit will rot in hell likewise. Too many criminals in three-piece suits. All who we think is not criminals will hear the news if dem nah turn.
  • My Goodness (17/03/2021, 00:43) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
    It look like they were shooting from every side of the vehicle, this is the worst I see a car that riddle with gun shots. What could a person do to be gun down in such a vicious and cold blooded way.
    • Fowls came home to roost (17/03/2021, 06:04) Like (58) Dislike (28) Reply
      Yes, it sure looks like shots were fired from every direction. It is HIGHLY unlikely that the culprits who did that were driving a car. I say culprits because it is obviously not a one man job either which way.

      Authorities have been playing with scooters in this place for far to long. The problem is MORE THAN OUT OF CONTROL. This appears to be the preferred mode of transportation for criminals and many idiotic young men terrorizing and bullying people on our streets.
      • god is watching (21/03/2021, 22:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        @Fowls came home to roost you are so correct. These scooter riders are bullying motorists on the streets and nothing is being done about it. It have some ah dem bullying people in the workplace and that is not being dealt with. Premier, you said that you will deal with these bullying issues. We still waiting.
    • VG (17/03/2021, 06:48) Like (87) Dislike (6) Reply
      Me premier bring in the Scotland Yard please
    • @My Goodness (17/03/2021, 21:13) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      No clown, the shots that went in the windshield passed out through the back glass and the shots from the driver side passed through the passenger side. If they were shooting from every side they would have shot each other.....
  • pat (17/03/2021, 02:34) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
    Very sad
  • A VOTER IN #6 (17/03/2021, 04:54) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
    SO SAD.IM GOING TO HEAR THAT THE POLICE SHOULD BE UP FISH BAY PATROLLING BUT LET ME SAY THIS ONLY JESUS CAN BE HERE THERE AND EVERYWHERE. PLEASE LET THE POLICE DO THEIR JOB
  • Lawlessness (17/03/2021, 06:41) Like (22) Dislike (3) Reply
    Lawlessness is the order of the day. Is it jealoucy or envy or bad deals. Tortola has become unsafe, the ppl who suppose to protect us are fighting against each other and then now the criminals run rampant in the country. Where is your plan Commissioner?
    • Peaches (17/03/2021, 07:29) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
      We also have to protect ourselves by our lifestyle. Condolences to the family
  • vi (17/03/2021, 06:44) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
    Very sad for a country that was so good it coming to the dogs now my people who ever see what happen say something Rest In Peace
  • Concerned (17/03/2021, 06:58) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is a very sad situation. It is concerning that these bullets could have hit another person in the area especially the other vehicle that got hit and its like the person's pulling the triggers do not care where they do their craziness. Children, elderly, the vulnerable, anybody in their way... They just don't care. My goodness!

    With that said....this should be an easy one to solve! H
  • tretretrete (17/03/2021, 07:09) Like (102) Dislike (2) Reply
    What have me puzzle is when my mom told me “he was a cool dude” Why for the last century whenever a person get killed in the BVI “they are a cool person “ My question is - what would be the ultra reasons to keep killing those cool people? All of a sudden? Honestly not because a person have guns, drugs and money and buying rounds of drinks for everyone doesn’t make them cool. A cool person doesn’t involve themselves with drugs and guns.
  • enough is enough (17/03/2021, 07:24) Like (11) Dislike (14) Reply
    I’ve noticed there’s a ghetto trend in the BVI that’s push by a certain types of people. I’m calling and challenging Sista J***E, Boss F*****n , N**R, H******e of Tola Radio, L**** Wh*athe* and her HNF crew, Dj M*C Mi**ie, Ro**ert S**in, C***y J***s to used their platform to condone drugs and illegal guns from in our community. They seemed to have an influence and only 4 of those names actually stand for something positive the rest just just hide behind their post when actually path of organize crime. All those who’s been partying and shelling down using stolen drugs and drug money your time and date already published and what’s crazy the innocent people who’s around you won’t don’t know of the dirty trade will feel the heat as well. The streets are talking and you’ll can no longer hide not even behind you’ll encouraging post.
    • mastermind (17/03/2021, 09:05) Like (14) Dislike (7) Reply
      Don’t forget What she name from east ...”Fo Deh Kulcha” Is who flipping them east man drugs money under her brand. Watch them good.
      • @mastermind & enough is enough (17/03/2021, 12:02) Like (6) Dislike (50) Reply
        NO! You have a personal issue with the owner of the clothing line. You need to check beneath your nose.

        This place is DISGUSTING. The crime is about another individual but yet you all twist it into someone else. In your blog you could have stated that platforms of killing can be created with well-known individuals. NO! You all had to list different people names to try and make a point.

        To the young entrepreneurs "KEEP YOUR HEAD UP" pray to the heavenly father and ask God for guidance and protection over your business because apparently outsiders know more about you than you do. Watch those smiles.

        The people in the Virgin Islands need to mind their own business that pays them. If it doesn't concern you mind yours. Let that person deal with their sin.

        Go clean your fronts that is what you all need to be minding. Walking around the place looking and smelling green.
      • yes yes (18/03/2021, 08:44) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply

        Everyone playing acting like they hard work legitimately keeping them up when it’s blood money and drugs. Anything with blood money and drugs don’t last and it comes with a serious Karma. A lot of pop-up vehicles rental owes also need background checks. Big lawyers and other fairly paid citizens can’t afford some of those hand bags but less ah speed boat. All them clothing line need investigating!!!

        • Depositer (18/03/2021, 17:29) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
          I agree. The cops need to investigate persons who steady depositing money with a menial job and no substantial assets nor income stream to prove otherwise. Every week they depositing hard cash in amounts of $1,000 to $2,000. These women are to damn greedy and just a guilty as the hardened criminals they are protecting.
    • 100% FACTS (17/03/2021, 15:18) Like (19) Dislike (2) Reply
      I could like this 1000 times. Quick and easy money seems to be the order of the day. And this will have a price to pay.
      We are breeding a society of people who fail to work hard and want to get rich overnight. Do an inventory on the source of funds for all those power boats on the waters here and you will see how rampant the drug trade is and how it has infiltrated the society of the BVI. No one wants to be a snitch and either turn a blind eye or enjoy the rewards of these illegal activities. And when these people are gunned down we all claim they were a good boy , man, girl or woman and fail to face the facts that they were involved in illegal activities. The chickens have come home to roost and these restricted borders re drawing spotlight on the ills that fester in the BVI
      • @ 100 FACTS (17/03/2021, 16:47) Like (10) Dislike (4) Reply
        Then you have those who keep buying land with 100% cash slighting others who intend to get a bank loan.
  • trrefdrfds (17/03/2021, 08:43) Like (10) Dislike (5) Reply
    Genesis 9: V.5-6: And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. “Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.
  • Redshoes (17/03/2021, 09:02) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    You have to do something wrong to dead that way
    • rewrsdffds (17/03/2021, 09:28) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
      a lil girl was killed , now its settled
      • To Ok (17/03/2021, 10:56) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
        Are you saying he had a hand in her killing?
      • @ok (17/03/2021, 12:06) Like (23) Dislike (4) Reply
        So if you knew this why didn't you say something?

        Why wait until this occurred to say something. You need an award? Go dig a hole and bury yourself you sleazy ball.
        • vince (17/03/2021, 14:06) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply

          I am wondering the same thing. How can people live with themselves with such knowledge and not giving it up..persons such as these are no better than scum. You are unknowingly shoulder to see shoulder with them daily on this small Island. More than likely the whole V***** community n itinerary and abroad knew the scoop ...bunch of*&%$#@

      • @ok (17/03/2021, 12:30) Like (10) Dislike (10) Reply
        That man was no where near the Territory when that happened..... why you people always quick to be behind keyboard just spreading blatant lies about ppl...... shut the dirty stinking thing you have below your nose and go clean your room...
      • To Ok (17/03/2021, 13:47) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
        Very interesting. Heard that case was mistaken identity. Hope justice is served.
    • Sue (17/03/2021, 09:39) Like (0) Dislike (5) Reply
      Really Redshoes no one deserves to die that way regardless to what happen.
  • Shaft (17/03/2021, 09:27) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
    THAT INNOCENT LITTLE GIRL SHOULD OF BEEN AN EYE OPENER BUT ALL OF THOSE HYPOCRITES WHO YAPPING ABOUT JASPER AND UK WHERE WAS THEIR VOICE THEN AND THOSE PLAYBOYS WHO CALL THEMSELVES PASTORS WHERE ARE THEIR VOICES NOW .
    • To Shaft (17/03/2021, 11:01) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
      We all know only certain people get special treatment here. And with a lawless society what else can we expect? Imagine killing a child and nobody came forward.
    • @ shaft (17/03/2021, 16:39) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      They’re quick to tell you Let Us Come Together for this and that but behind the scenes do nothing
  • EVERYONE (17/03/2021, 10:15) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
    This 2021, EVERYONE’S CARDS IS GETTING PEEPED. GRANNY SAY, THIS YEAR, THE ONES THAT HAS BEEN AND IS DOING WRONG IS GOING TO FALL SO BE CAREFUL. SHE USE TRUMP AS AN EXAMPLE.
  • hi (17/03/2021, 12:12) Like (25) Dislike (1) Reply
    Please my friend out there please be careful who u ask for a ride he could have give an innocent person a ride if u don't know a person take a texie please this is serious days
  • Well Sir (17/03/2021, 12:25) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is what you call revenge my God this is the worst I have ever see and besides this it's poblic u mean to tell me no one hear or see anything in an area like that man it look a joke now but remember long road for margar dog regardless of what happened not this way
    • At Well Sir (18/03/2021, 05:35) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      You think in the business places or persons driving hear shots ringing will stand up to watch? Which world stand up when shots are fired? You all watch to much Hollywood movies
  • @hi (17/03/2021, 12:42) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    So taxi drivers can’t do wrong too? They can’t be killed too? I get what you are saying but I’m just saying!
  • Only jah no (17/03/2021, 19:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yall should be living in the bigger world and see how its done... u dont have to do something to someone to be kill or hated is jus heights of wickedness and it goes onn way before all of we today living was born put that in ayo pipe and smoke it........ at the end of the we all trying to make ends meet..#
  • omg (17/03/2021, 21:57) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    That's good news But it have BAD NEWS coming.
  • Sick Of It (18/03/2021, 06:54) Like (6) Dislike (7) Reply
    My condolences to the entire Williams family benny dont matter what they say you didn't deserve to die this way noone does "in school every taught you was mr cool never in a fight never in argument it's so knowing I'm not even going run into you again but until then sleep easy ben......
    • @ sick of it (18/03/2021, 10:55) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      Do you realize people change?

      Type the name in VINO’s search bar and you’d see other articles regarding the individual
  • @ SCB (19/03/2021, 17:00) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Whatever happened to that fellow who seems so concerned about JASPERT and the UK all of a sudden LOOKS like he turned into a GhOsT am beginning to see why uncle andy is premier ( not a word about what is going on in the country he wanted to rule


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