Body Discovered Floating Near Promenade on Veteran's Drive in St. Thomas

  • Staff Consortium
  • October 20, 2023

Veteran’s Drive promenade area in St. Thomas, USVI. By. GOV'T HOUSE

ST. THOMAS — Authorities are currently investigating the discovery of a body found in the waters near the promenade on Veteran’s Drive.

The V.I. Police Department confirmed that on Monday, October 16 at 7:50 a.m., they received a report of a black male's body spotted floating in the area.

As of now, the identification process by the next of kin is ongoing, and the man's identity remains undisclosed. An autopsy is scheduled to ascertain the exact cause of death.

The V.I. Police Department is urging the community to assist in shedding light on this case. Individuals with any pertinent information are encouraged to reach out immediately. You can contact the authorities through 911, directly connect with the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340)774-2211, or provide anonymous tips via Crime Stopper V.I. at 1(800)222-TIPS(8477) or online here.

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