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Body Found in Abandoned House Ruled Homicide

A man identified as 32-year-old Earl C. Brown was found shot to death Monday morning in an abandoned house in the Anna’s Retreat area.

Brown was identified by a family member.

According to the V.I. Police Department, at 12:58 a.m. Monday the 911 call center received a report of a body in an abandoned house. Officers responding to the scene found the body of a black male lying on the floor of the house, face down in a pool of blood. He was found to have suffered what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to the body.

The VIPD urged anyone with information about the crime to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5569, or 340-774-9830, the 911 call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477. Tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to the resolution of a case can qualify the caller to an anonymous cash reward.

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