Unrecognized Body Found in Burning Car on STX

The body of an unidentified person was found, burned beyond recognition, Monday night in a vehicle fire in Williams Delight, Frederiksted.

According to the V.I. Police Department, the 911 center received a report at 11:03 p.m. Monday reporting a vehicle fire on First Street in Williams Delight. Fire Department personnel and VIPD units responded.

Upon arrival fire personnel extinguished the fire and discovered a burned body in a compact vehicle.

The Criminal Investigations Bureau gathered samples for DNA and forensic testing in order to identify the victim and the vehicle.

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The Criminal Investigation Bureau urged anyone with information on the incident to call the the CIB tip-line at 469-475-3871, the CIB at 340-778-2211, the 911 call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-2228477.

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