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Nov.20, 2007 — Police have identified the 82-year-old man pulled from Charlotte Amalie Harbor Nov. 13 as Elmo Hassel.
Hassel, a native of Nevis, was identified by his niece, according to a news release issued by the V.I. Police Department Tuesday afternoon. He lived on Hodges Street and his landlady reported him missing at 10:30 a.m. the day Hassel's body was found floating in the harbor. The body was found fully clothed by police officers called to the scene.
Neighbors last saw Hassel at 8 p.m. Nov. 11, the release said.
The Office of the Medical Examiner has ruled the death a drowning.
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Nov.20, 2007 -- Police have identified the 82-year-old man pulled from Charlotte Amalie Harbor Nov. 13 as Elmo Hassel.
Hassel, a native of Nevis, was identified by his niece, according to a news release issued by the V.I. Police Department Tuesday afternoon. He lived on Hodges Street and his landlady reported him missing at 10:30 a.m. the day Hassel's body was found floating in the harbor. The body was found fully clothed by police officers called to the scene.
Neighbors last saw Hassel at 8 p.m. Nov. 11, the release said.
The Office of the Medical Examiner has ruled the death a drowning.
Back Talk Share your reaction to this news with other Source readers. Please include headline, your name and city and state/country or island where you reside.