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VIPD Continues Searching for Two Missing Persons

Police presented information to help community members identify Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel, who has been missing since Feb. 19 (Facebook screenshot)
Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop, last seen March 7 aboard Siren Song. (Photo provided by VIPD)

The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to search for two individuals who were both reported missing in the previous month, the police reported in a news release issued on Tuesday.

Police on St. Croix continue to search for 80-year-old Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel, who was reported missing on Feb. 19. Emmanuel is a Black male, about 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing around 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, with a dark brown complexion. He was last seen at around 6:45 a.m. Feb. 19 at his residence in Canebrake Apartments.

A reward for information leading to his whereabouts has been offered.

Police on St. John are looking for 41-year-old Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop, who was reported missing on March 8. Heslop is a white female, standing about 5 feet 7 inches tall. She has a tattoo on her left shoulder. She was last seen March 7 aboard a boat that was moored in Frank Bay, St. John.

Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance with information regarding the whereabouts of Emmanuel on St. Croix or Heslop on St. John. Anyone with information can report by calling 911 or the Criminal Investigation Bureau on St. Croix at 340-778-2211 or on St. Thomas at 340-774-2211.

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