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Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Seeks Tips on Homicides

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two recent homicides.

ST. THOMAS – t 10:48 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2018, 911 received a call of multiple shots fired in the Hospital Ground area on St. Thomas. Police traveled to Hospital Ground and discovered a black male on the ground in the area of “Glass Battle Alley.”

The man appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound to his body; he was transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center via ambulance, where he was taken into surgery.

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at approximately 5:05 a.m. the man succumbed to his injuries. He was identified as 34-year-old Kareem Thomas.

ST. CROIX – At about 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, the lifeless bodies of two teenagers were discovered in the Castle Burke area on St. Croix. Stephanie Parris, 17-years old, of Castle Burke was found on the ground near a heavily tinted black Nissan Altima. Inside the car police found the body of Dale Roberson, 19, of Morningstar. Both victims had died of gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information on the Crime Of The Week cases can call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS) or submit a tip online at www.P3tips.com or www.crimestoppersvi.org. Callers will be issued a confidential PIN and are encouraged to check back frequently for reward eligibility. Information that leads to the resolution of a case can make the tipster eligible for an anonymous reward.

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