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Golden Grove Prison Inmate Died of Natural Causes, Says Medical Examiner's Office; Victim Identified

Staff Consortium | September 25, 2021

ST. CROIX — The V.I. Dept. of Justice on Friday announced that the 55-year-old John A. Bell Correctional Complex (Golden Grove Correctional Facility) inmate who died last week in his prison cell succumbed to natural causes. The incident, reported by the Consortium on Monday, Sept. 20, occurred on Friday, Sept. 17. Initially, the Bureau of Corrections refused to provide details on the incident, including that a death had occurred. However, the bureau later issued a release following the Consortium's published story.  V.I. Police Commissioner Ray Martinez last Sunday confirmed the death and said the V.I.P.D. responded early Sept. 17. "Contact was made with us [V.I.P.D.] early on Friday, and our Major Crimes and Forensic Units responded and processed the scene," said the commissioner. The V.I. D.O.J. identified the victim as 55-year-old Bryan…

Public Works to Increase Territory-Wide Road Repairs…

Staff Consortium | September 25, 2021

Residents territory-wide can expect to see an increase in local road repairs in the coming months, the…

VIPD Receives $870,738 From Homeland Security Investigations…

Staff Consortium | September 21, 2021

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent in Charge (SAC) San Juan-Ivan Arvelo on Sept. 16…

Blyden: 'I Am Deeply Sorry and I Humbly Apologize,'…

Ernice Gilbert | September 21, 2021

Senator Marvin Blyden in a mea culpa Monday night profusely apologized to the Virgin Islands public…

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