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Seats allegedly from boat 2 missing VI youths boarded found off Florida coast

- seat was reportedly found @ weekend by a sports fisherman
A row of seats, left, reportedly belonging to a powerboat that Virgin Islands youths’ Kelvin Turnbull Jr (top right) and Khory Prince (bottom right) allegedly boarded at West End before they went missing nearly five months ago is believed to have been found. Photo: Facebook
The powerboat that Virgin Islands youths’ Kelvin Turnbull Jr (top right) and Khory Prince (bottom right) allegedly boarded at West End before they went missing nearly five months ago. The boat was also reported missing. Photo: Facebook
The powerboat that Virgin Islands youths’ Kelvin Turnbull Jr (top right) and Khory Prince (bottom right) allegedly boarded at West End before they went missing nearly five months ago. The boat was also reported missing. Photo: Facebook
The discovery of the row of seats was highlighted by a Gina Gargiulo on Facebook and shared by persons on the Real BVI Community Board on Monday, May 16, 2022. Photo: Facebook
The discovery of the row of seats was highlighted by a Gina Gargiulo on Facebook and shared by persons on the Real BVI Community Board on Monday, May 16, 2022. Photo: Facebook
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, USA- A row of seats reportedly belonging to a powerboat that two youths from the [British] Virgin Islands allegedly boarded at West End before they went missing nearly five months ago is believed to have been found.

The orange and white seats, suspected to have belonged to a 36-foot Avanti powerboat named Gorda Sound, were reportedly recovered by a sports fisherman of the coast of Florida this past weekend.

Missing youths

Police in January 2022 had asked the public’s help to locate Khori Prince, 22, of West End, and Kelvin Turnbull Jr., 20, of Little Dix Hill, who were reported missing on January 4, 2022, after they were believed to have boarded the private vessel on December 31, 2021.

The powerboat was also reported missing.

The discovery of the row of seats was highlighted by a Gino Gargiulo on Facebook and shared by persons on the Real BVI Community Board on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Row of seats was found ‘floating’

Gargiulo accompanied the post with a photo of the row of seats, which showed the writing ‘Avanti 36’ on them.

“Very sad! My good friend Chris Koulouvaris was out swordfishing about 15 miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale and found this seat floating. He sent me a photo of it and I posted it on a boating page on Facebook and I had seven different people contact me from Saint Thomas asking where the seat was found because the boat has been missing with the people that owned it since December 31!”

It should be noted that our research has found that there are other powerboats with similar seats and branding.

Virgin Islands News Online has reached out to Mr Koulouvaris for more information and is awaiting a response.

Our newsroom has also reached out to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) to find out of they are aware of the find and whether they are investigating. A police source has promised a response by this morning, May 17, 2022.

65 Responses to “Seats allegedly from boat 2 missing VI youths boarded found off Florida coast”

  • Plain as day (17/05/2022, 07:54) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    Does not look good.
    • Sad (17/05/2022, 09:10) Like (30) Dislike (12) Reply
      their names were on that mika barry black list we all saw, they know what they was getting themselves into.. i pray for their families
      • @sad (17/05/2022, 10:37) Like (5) Dislike (14) Reply
        Sorry who’s Mika Barry?
        1What blacklist u speak of?
        • @@sad (17/05/2022, 12:36) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
          Didn’t you seen the list of the names they send affiliated with drug trafficking, guns extra ?? It was going around like crazy
          • @@sad (18/05/2022, 12:30) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
            Nope I didn’t see it
          • They need to Stop (18/05/2022, 14:50) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
            Pure lies and confusion. Somebody will stop whomever this Mika Barry group is. They putting names and photos on their site ignorantly but all things come to an end and so will they.
        • MIKA BARRY? (18/05/2022, 15:05) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
          Mika Barry is the propaganda machine.
      • Rubber Duck (17/05/2022, 12:42) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
        Easy money in the drug trade, till it isn’t.
  • jack (17/05/2022, 08:00) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    Oh my sad sad
  • Yes (17/05/2022, 09:16) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    They kill them
  • Really??? (17/05/2022, 09:24) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
    Well, that's very convenient - might as well stop looking now.
  • Listen (17/05/2022, 09:52) Like (32) Dislike (2) Reply
    It have many boat like this them say. but we all know deep down that the boat seat is what them boys was on.

    the cops here need to do them work and find out what really went down. them boy wouldn't just take up the boat and go with it without someone giving them the keys or information on where and what their were going to use the boat for. my heart goes out to the both boys family.

    my prays are still hoping their are still alive some where.
  • Insured? (17/05/2022, 09:53) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    Guess not!
  • People not smart (17/05/2022, 09:57) Like (1) Dislike (52) Reply
    How the hell they know vi youths missing and that's their boat if this was found all the way America, mehson people around like to be in things. How the hell they know who the boat belongs to and where it from, stupidness
    • And you are smart ? (17/05/2022, 10:31) Like (37) Dislike (0) Reply
      It is very easy for an object to drift 1100 miles downwind over 5 months
    • Real (17/05/2022, 14:36) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
      Your reading skills sucks. The information right there infront yours eyes
    • smh (17/05/2022, 16:52) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ people not smart you really cant read or comprehend
    • @People not smart (17/05/2022, 19:20) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      And you sure are one of the not to smart people as well.
  • hmmm (17/05/2022, 10:16) Like (11) Dislike (10) Reply
    Why st Thomas calling him & not Tortola something doesn’t add up
  • Wow! (17/05/2022, 10:36) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    So is it safe to say my condolences or it was a watery grave?
  • sad sad (17/05/2022, 10:38) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
    Dah boat sank wid dem boyz
  • dont put a boy to do a man's job (17/05/2022, 10:40) Like (30) Dislike (0) Reply
    Who ever sent those lil boys out there need locking up if they are not already locked up
  • Suga (17/05/2022, 10:47) Like (53) Dislike (5) Reply
    This may be hard to swallow but contrary to belief, those boys were killed and the ones that did it then sink the boat. Hence the reason why the boat parts now floating. Soon the whole boat will resurface. A lot of persons know exactly what happened. Mothers I know its not what you want to hear but it is what it is. The police knows who and why they went out so press them hard for answers.#Balo has all the answers.
    • @Suga (17/05/2022, 13:46) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
      Thanks for speaking facts. A whole lot of people know those boys was killed on that boat and was buried along with the sinking boat. Hope they didn’t suffer. When the one mother was riding up and down looking for her son nuff people had already known the woman child was laying dead on the ocean floor. Mannnnn, KARMA IS A F****ng B**ch.
    • agreed (17/05/2022, 17:30) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
      Yes, mothers that is a hard pill to swallow knowing your sons is laying somewhere dead at the bottom of the ocean in a sink boat. That is terrible. OF COURSE POLICE KNOW WHAT HAPPEN. TRUE, BALO HAS ALL THE ANSWERS. HAVE BALO THINK ABOUT THE SAME THING MAY HAPPEN TO ONE OF HIS SPAWNS? YOU ALL LITTLE YOUNG BOYS IS BEING USE AS THE DRUG MULES.
  • smh (17/05/2022, 11:04) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Some of you Bloggers are as deft as a door knob. Reading and Comprehending is a must.
  • truth (17/05/2022, 11:30) Like (43) Dislike (8) Reply
    Leshaughn Family want Justice but what about Justice for these two young men. Leshaughn was the one running this boat as his charter. He was the one to send them out & he never even went to look for them. It’s clear in the voicenote as to why he didn’t care to go. They clearly was working for you. The world round bad and karma catches some of us faster than anything. I wish the family would stop acting like he was so innocent. Your son in the day isn’t your son in the night.we have to start accept the raw reality when it comes to being apart of this ring. It’s only two way out. Death or Jail. Hopefully the obeah you guys up by the house brings justice not only for him but the Two young man.
    • @ truth (17/05/2022, 19:40) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      Practicing obeah automatically results in a curse on the same persons practicing it and those paying or asking for it to be done on someone else!!!!!

      People need to face reality and stop play blind and naive though.

      Deuteronomy 18:10-12

      10 Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft, 11 or casts spells, or who is a medium or spiritist or who consults the dead. 12 Anyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord; because of these same detestable practices the Lord your God will drive out those nations before you.
    • truth (17/05/2022, 21:30) Like (8) Dislike (7) Reply
      u so dammmm lost wat boat leshaughn run as charter y u ain't ask balo and trio wat dem do to leshaughn ayo so blind and def ayo real blind mehson ayo can't see dem frame leshaughn dem kill dem boys as well as leshaughn d man ain't want to go on d sea so dem take he out leave his freaking moda childless ayo freaking turn coming I kn his family ain't have to do OBEAH like ayo ayo soon boot up
    • Really (17/05/2022, 21:47) Like (7) Dislike (7) Reply
      lishawn family dem is good ppl ayo kn that too all of dem so he came from a good back ground and I kn his moda taught he well leave d man family ayo well kn lishawn ain't had a ting to do with dem boys if he had gone with dem he would have on cement shoe to and his family would never find him as well bvi ppl wake up ayo hearing anything bout Balo moda no cause ayo tink she a queen lay heart goes out to the boys family and lishawn family justice will serve am a born BVI and I hate wat happen to lishawn and dem boys the police need to work fast
    • @@Truth (18/05/2022, 09:35) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Stfu!! Ayo just like to come on here and air ayo mouth behind the internet when ayo have bigger fish to fry!
      Ayo come on here with hear say and dem say and paint the wrong picture of ppl and making them other fools believe ayo! MIND THE BUSINESS THAT PAYS YOU!
  • EASY .MONEY (17/05/2022, 11:44) Like (24) Dislike (2) Reply
  • @SMH (17/05/2022, 11:48) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Daft not deft. Deft means skillful.
  • Ocean’s 11 (17/05/2022, 12:10) Like (34) Dislike (3) Reply
    Hard facts, the boys on the boat were killed and the killers sink the boat while someone was waiting on another boat to pick up the killers. If I could recall, when the boys were missing someone mentioned that the boys were wearing cement shoes? The link in the chain is sitting back calling shots from the hotel BVI on the hill.
    • Real Talk (17/05/2022, 15:18) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Like as if those young men ain't have friends and families. You want the finger to point in that direction simple. probably you is oh wait was mr. Big baller friend.
  • could be (17/05/2022, 12:47) Like (2) Dislike (10) Reply
    That's not the only seat, brand, or colour in the world.
  • Hmm (17/05/2022, 12:50) Like (5) Dislike (5) Reply
    Them dead so long ain’t funny!!! Shark food young an tender human meat
  • Real Talk (17/05/2022, 14:41) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    The owner dead and barreid. His greed was the direct result of those youths demise. But karma came in full circle.
    • SMH SHAME (17/05/2022, 21:22) Like (9) Dislike (6) Reply
      ayo want to b chatting bout lishawn ayo well kn he ain't responsible for dem boys ????it's sad that ayo 4get that the same ones that murder lishawn innocently cause he told dem NO he ain't going poh d waters ayo ain't hear the voice note from blaming him ayo well kn dem kill lishawn cause of jealousy and greed dem want only dem to eat an climb d ladder once u faster than dem murderers and malicious evil ppl u can't live y ayo ain't blame lishawn for all the other murders let me hear ayo talk ayo want to pin dem boys poh lishawn who for ayo to blame ayo scared cause his the president of the BVI just when lishawn was in trouble he and Aaron ayo wanted the govt to deport he from Tola but that one hit ayo hard in d face cause he from here just like all ayo wicked evil creatures ayo done take his life stop dirty in up his name lishawn was a good man he provide jobs and look out for the young boys of the community ayo want to blame he blame the rite duck
    • @Real Talk (18/05/2022, 03:40) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Stfu, u talk n what u don't no. What roll did LS play?
      Was he the one that send them out?
      He could of borrowed them his boat or rent it without no n them boys intentions, Have u thought about that?
      • BTW (18/05/2022, 10:22) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
        That was not lilshawn boat tbrh
        • ha (18/05/2022, 10:58) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
          This is what happen when you front a lot of things like it’s yours. Now, you getting the heat. The other article the other day confirm the two other boat wasn’t rightful his either but he was being a good friend fronting it so he gets the heat and get tied into it. Tied right into a feds investigation! Family loook out
  • Freetheclownfr (17/05/2022, 16:08) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    This dude just on twitter trying take the heat off him whole time he set this up
    • I wan know (17/05/2022, 18:24) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Who on twitter talking ?
    • smh (17/05/2022, 21:40) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
      tell dem again his sitting calling the shots and blaming lishawn Shawn ain't a killer he wasn't a killer his dead and gone he will not be no matter wat and I kn the bvi kn who did that but dem will b there chatting karma is a B*** u rite it is cause table gone turn Shawn was a kool and safe guy huge heart he would give his last ayo need to stop Shawn wasn't no friend of mines but alot of us kn he wasn't into killing neither hurting families he wasn't into that ayo need to stop pretending ayo well kn Balo presidents gone bring who they want to get rid of who in dem way like Shawn and the others dem murder open ayo eyes stop bout Shawn now
    • @therealclown (18/05/2022, 03:49) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      Question ⁉️, how can he b the one 2 set up wen he refuse 2 go he already smell a trap.
      The boat was his y would he do something like that so fingers 2 point in his direction ? Voice notes let us2 hear he didn't want any heat on him!!!
      That's like giving u my car 2do a robbery I change the color but leave on the license plates.????????
  • Edo&clown (17/05/2022, 16:08) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Time longer than twine
    • Hmm (18/05/2022, 08:49) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      The boat was his but he use them in his legal business while they were not putting in work. Stop talk what u don’t kno the voice notes says everything
      • @hmmm (19/05/2022, 00:38) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        The boat being in his name, and him being the owner of the boat is two different things …
  • karma (17/05/2022, 21:54) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Keep up with the blame game , a lot of you singing for ayo supper but time longer than rope . You all DAM WELL know who kill those young boys but y’all so fake and love be in thing . Nobody have to make obeah to deal with some of you , karma will bite ayu very soooooon . Money cannot save you from death and I know you reading this . Dirty dog ????!
  • thelma (18/05/2022, 07:17) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    When you live in a glass house don't throw stones... When you digging dig two not one cause it will be the your's you're digging...
  • WELCOME (18/05/2022, 07:27) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Listen (18/05/2022, 10:24) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
    the streets say if lilshawn had went out he wasn't coming back cause that hit was for him.

    since he didn't went them caught him home. street also say is the WEST BANK that have something to do with it, plus the street say silver car that was use to shot lilshawn Belonger to WEST BANK...

    ALSO since Tarik been jail street said the leader for WEST BANK had persons jump and beat up Tarik....

    Now something really aint adding up and Lilshawn didn't want a part of what was going down and he last his life the two young man was to do a drop off that was set up to take out lil shawn. the police have all the information them need cause the police is who release the voice note(the street said) WEST BANK and the O'Neal boys need to be pick up and lock up cause word on the street them know what happen to lilshawn and them two boys.

    God don't sleep....whats in the dark will come to light really SOON.....
  • Hmm!! (18/05/2022, 15:05) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Somebody out there knows the truth. Everybody magically knows what happened to them in the comments once an article is posted but when asked by the police and their mothers to come forward with information, nobody knows anything #weird. Remember it can easily be one of your own even if it’s not exactly the same situation. Their family, friends, love ones and lovers are going through A LOT! And just want answers. They want the TRUTH!!
    • Listen (18/05/2022, 16:31) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      i did give my information but was told by the police they would take my Infor and look into it.
  • ... (18/05/2022, 17:26) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Where does this stop, whats the point. Throwing their life away for nothing and content to be lap dogs? Some men cant help being homosexual.

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