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VIPD Investigates Homicide on Turpentine Run Road

St. Thomas, USVI - On Saturday, September 23, 2023, at approximately 11:28 p.m., a citizen called 911 and reported that there were shots being fired on Turpentine Run Road in the area of “Concrete” Bar.

Central Dispatch notified the Mariel C. Newton Command officers to travel to Turpentine Run Road, for an unresponsive male lying in the roadway.

Upon the units’ arrival, an unresponsive male was observed with what appeared to be gunshot wounds about his body.

Emergency Medical Technicians were on scene and stated that the male did not have any vital signs.

The male was identified by next of kin as 39-year-old Archie Perry, Jr.

This case is under investigation. Anyone having information are asked to contact 911, the Major Crimes Unit at (340) 642-8449 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-8476.


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