On Sunday, June 25, 2017, at approximately 2315 hrs., officers from the Richard N. Callwood Command traveled to the area of Estate Lerkenlund in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival on the scene, officers observed an unresponsive black male with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds about his body. Emergency Medical Technicians concluded that the male did not have any vital signs; his next of kin identified him as twenty-two (22) year old Vascott David.
On March 3, 2019 at around 3:20.a.m., 911 officers were dispatched to Estate La Vallee, Frederiksted regarding a female being shot. Upon the officers arrival, they discovered an unresponsive female who was later pronounced dead at the Juan Luis Hospital. The victim was identified by next of kin as A’shyra Sweeney age 22. This case is under active investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau’s Major Crime Unit as a suspicious death at this time, pending the Medical Examiner’s finding.
Anyone with information about either of these incidents please call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1800 222 TIP (8477) or submit a tip online at www.crimestoppersvi.org or www.p3tips.com.