Police on St. Thomas are investigating the suspicious deaths of a married couple in the Cassi Hill section of St. Thomas. The body of a male was found outside a private home and the body of a female was found inside the home, according to a Police Department press release.
About 9:30 a.m. Monday police were dispatched to investigate the unresponsive body of a male found a little more than 1,000 feet from a private residence. The cause of death was not immediately evident to police officers.
During the investigation, police entered into the nearby residence and discovered the unresponsive body of a female. Again the cause of death was not immediately evident to officers.
The couple appeared to be in their 50s, police said. The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The victims were transported to the Roy L. Schneider Hospital morgue. Police said the cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner.
This case is being followed up by the Major Crime Unit. Detectives urge anyone who knows anything about these deaths to call detectives at 642-8449, 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.