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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Dunston Sues Governor Over Demotion

V.I. Superior Court Judge Michael Dunston is suing Gov. Kenneth Mapp to reverse Mapp's removal of Dunston as presiding judge, arguing V.I. law does not allow the governor to change his tenure in office nor to reduce his pay. 

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2016-06-23 17:27:48
Wanted Man Turns Himself In

Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.

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2016-06-22 22:56:43
Deaths — St. Thomas
Eleanor Farrington Turnbull Died June 6

June 15, 2004 - Eleanor Farrington Turnbull died on June 6, 2004. She is survived by: son, Roy A. Turnbull Jr.; daughter, Michelle D, Turnbull; brothers, Landis, Lionel, Roland and Liston Farrington; sister, Leona Farrington Turnbull; mother-in-law, Ethlyn Turnbull Hodge; Sisters-in-law, Cornelia, Ceciline and Dale Turnbull, Gwendolyn, Cheryl and Lynette Farrington and Evelyn Hodge; brothers-in-law Charles and Leonard Turnbull and Vincent Turnbull Sr.; Daughter-in-law, Annette Bryan; special friend, Nanton Moses; grandchild, Quashan; And many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Viewing is Tuesday June 15, 5 to 7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. The second viewing is Wednesday June 16 from 8 to 9 a.m. Christchurch Methodist, Market Square with services at the same time and place. Interment will be at the Western Cemetery No.1.

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