Crime Stoppers: Three Unsolved Homicides

Crime Stoppers asks that you to continue to help make the Virgin Islands a safe place to live, work and raise a family. If you know something, say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without your help. The smallest bit of information may help solve these cases. Step up and be part of the solution.

St. John: On Nov. 18, 2014, about 9:15 a.m., police responded to a call about a man who was found motionless in his home in the area of Hansen Bay. If you have any information concerning the death of Edward Hutton Netherland, please let us know.

St. Thomas: On Feb. 11 about 6:40 a.m., police were dispatched to Building 10 in Tutu High Rise because a man had been shot and was lying in a vehicle. Upon arrival officers found 21-year-old Leroy Rawlins of St. Kitts dead from gunshot wounds. If you have any information about this murder, please say something.

St. Croix: On Sunday, Feb. 15 the 911 center received a call of shots fired in the Concordia area of Frederiksted. Officers responded and made a check of the area but did not find anything unusual. The next day a body was reported in the back of Concordia Villas. Officers found a male with multiple gunshot wounds. Tahjil Harrigan of Harbor View Apartments died from his injuries.

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Detectives with the Major Crimes Division are investigating the matter and are urge anyone with information concerning these homicides to phone the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 712-6075, 911, or if you want to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers.

If you have any information on who is bringing illegal weapons into the territory, please let us know. You can reach us by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477); by texting “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637); or by visiting www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org. If your tip leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property or illegal drugs or weapons, you will receive a cash reward up to $2,500.

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