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Police confirms VINO story about body identified as ‘Snoopy’

- Virgin Islands News Online reported some 3 weeks ago that body found @ Rogues Bay was that of Devern Stanley aka Snoopy
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed Virgin Islands News Online's story of July 31, 2016 that the body discovered at Rogues Bay on July 28 was that of missing man Devern Stanley aka Snoopy. Photo: Provided
The body of Devern Stanley aka Snoopy was discovered at Rogues Bay on July 28, 2016. Photo: Internet Source
The body of Devern Stanley aka Snoopy was discovered at Rogues Bay on July 28, 2016. Photo: Internet Source
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) had first and accurately reported that the body found at Rogues Bay on July 28, 2016 on the main island of Tortola was that of missing man Devern Stanley aka Snoopy.

Our information was confirmed by our senior sources in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and it was corroborated by personnel in the forensic department even before tissue samples were sent overseas for verification.

Our sources had stated that police had seen a video that was made prior to Snoopy’s disappearance and which was circulated on social media and had recognised it was the same clothes found on the body that Snoopy was wearing in the video.

Tissues samples match Snoopy

Meanwhile, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force issued a press release late yesterday, August 25, 2016 confirming our story.

It said its Major Crime Team received documentation that confirmed the body uncovered by officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force on July 28, 2016 at Rogues Bay is that of Devern Stanley. 

“Tissue samples from the body sent oversees for examination matched that of Stanley. The pathologist concluded that the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head. His death is being treated as a homicide,” the press release stated.

It noted too that the family of Devern Stanley was informed of the findings yesterday and continues to be kept updated on the investigations.

Police are appealing to the public for information that could be helpful to this murder enquiry, no matter how trivial. Persons can to contact the Major Crime Team directly at 368-5682 or the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 368-9339. Persons can also report the information anonymously to Crimestoppers through its Miami-based hotline number 800-TIPS (8477).

Members of his family stated that Stanley was last seen Saturday, June 4 at the home in Free Bottom. Others reported seeing him at the Crystal Nightclub after midnight the next morning.

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34 Responses to “Police confirms VINO story about body identified as ‘Snoopy’”

  • wize up (26/08/2016, 08:16) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Is there a killer live among us!!!
  • Messed Up (26/08/2016, 08:31) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    The manner in which he was killed was brutal. Another barbaric killer walking around here in the BVI.
  • fine (26/08/2016, 08:37) Like (20) Dislike (3) Reply
    Public Information? Come on police you all got the answer right under your nose. What about the camera and the video that was seen? What about his cell phone records?
    • wize up (26/08/2016, 09:00) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ fine...not withstanding the circumstantial evidence the police looking for people to come forward to testify and that is some serious $&it(which one of us willing to take such risk; we talking about serious murder)....the whole thing is sad and very sad because we just killing off each other and for what, is the million dollar question....

      • streets (26/08/2016, 10:36) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
        @Wize up, I got what you are saying. See, it is not that people don't want to get involved they are afraid. It seems that the law protect the criminals. And people is afraid that the police is going to put their names out there if they go to them with info. The killer is already in jail. The killer did not shoot the guy to throw things off. The streets is saying the killer is already in jail. The police don't need the public assistance to solve this one.
      • wth (26/08/2016, 19:35) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        Circumstantial you say... After they have a whole video? Something doesn't sound right.
    • True/Puzzle (26/08/2016, 10:11) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
      The boy killer is already in jail. Come on police. You got your information, again, you don't need no public information. His killer is up on the hill.
      • trrefdrfds (26/08/2016, 11:21) Like (6) Dislike (6) Reply
        just know rats get poison
        • trrefdrfds (26/08/2016, 12:58) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
          Yeah rats get poison and what!!!! What is your point!!!! Unless you are one of the rats that is about to nibble on the rat bait/poison.
        • evil (26/08/2016, 13:46) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
          @ Truth people like you shouldn't be in the VI!!! You are about destruction and hate, you would be happier seeing a crime filled VI.
          • Don't (26/08/2016, 23:24) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
            @evil, you sound confused or lost Bo
            Bo. Your comment is off track. You sure you are ok Bo Bo?

            • evil (28/08/2016, 16:55) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
              @ Don't....Fool I am well aware of a VI when crime wasn't an issue, nothing like it is now maybe you missed that point, so maybe its you that isn't ok BO BO!!!!!
  • for sure (26/08/2016, 08:54) Like (12) Dislike (6) Reply
    Hats off to vino 200% accurate now you all go smoke that
  • (26/08/2016, 08:58) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
    hmmmmmmm... u all have the murderer right there in bvi jail.... interrogat him make him talk!!!!
  • HAHA (26/08/2016, 09:17) Like (13) Dislike (5) Reply
    Sob have no action...actors #wsi and #z6ne run tola
    • OG (26/08/2016, 10:48) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
      Little boy you don't even know how to wash your dirty underwear or clean your funky behind properly.Up here talking that B$&&@")t about WSI and Z6NE run Tortola. The only thing you know how to do is run your mouth. Loose lips cause sinking ships dude.

  • de silent one (26/08/2016, 09:46) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    HHHmm! That crime is solvable with the right approach in dealing with the suspect (s). Come on guys, don't prove your incompetency.
    • yesssss (26/08/2016, 10:57) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
      This one is easy, the killer is in jail and his puppets who assist him is walking around. Come on RVIPF, this one is sooooo easy to solve.All the evidence is right there before you.
  • Ummm. ?! (26/08/2016, 12:18) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    Why did they/the police go or was pointed In that/his direction again? " they" tried' who said the "subject" wasn't questioned...."when ya like man" is a 'Major Problem n suh tuh' word to the originator of that "phrase n #sob"....!!!!
  • pat (26/08/2016, 12:27) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    say one say two once I see it on VINO some three weeks ago that's all I need to take it to the bank. VINO is really the big news site always on point deman
  • Keep stepping (26/08/2016, 13:05) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    This #SOB S;:( is getting lame. Go sit you all behind down. Up and down walking around with a drink in hand, gold chains, rings and looking like a bunch of fools.Look at the way you all dress. Who wear CROCS.
  • Fed Up (26/08/2016, 13:49) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply

    This place need prayers. Serious prayers. There are just to many bad things happening and most of it is linked to drugs. The young men want to kife a life style like the rich and famous. Go fast boats, nice cars and the stupid women that idolize them. So sad.....Lets continue to pray for this little island of ours.

  • old (26/08/2016, 16:58) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    police the killer eating our tax money .and his friend need to get off the road let people live there life in peace please
    • chips (26/08/2016, 17:57) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
      @Old, thank you, I also don't like the fact that I have to feed the killer who is sitting up the hill eating breakfast, lunch and dinner on my dime. Also yes, you all need to hurry up and snatch his buddy up off the street ASAP. He is the key to the whole thing. He can tell you all a lot.
  • bad (26/08/2016, 17:41) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Should beeer ashammmeeee people
  • Tiiiiii (26/08/2016, 20:18) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Over hearing sob pana brethren runway is he a killer or he kno wa goinnnnm on
  • Yellow brick road (26/08/2016, 23:34) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Follow the road straight to the prison and you will find the killer.

  • Savage (31/08/2016, 08:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    that missing tooth mf got the nerve to kill someone by beating em? so um your in jail 4 gun charges n police still can figure out that u killed snoop... smfh....

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