updated 8:29 PM PDT, Apr 21, 2017
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Woman Was With Jefferson When He Was Shot Dead

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is appealing to the public for assistance in solving the brutal shooting death of Jefferson Joseph, 41, of Mountain Valley, Huntum Ghut.

According to police, one man detained and questioned by Police in relation to the murder has since been released.

initial inquiries suggest that on Sunday morning just before 4am, Joseph and a female companion had left a nightclub close to the CSY Dock and was about to leave in his vehicle when shots were fired.

Investigators revealed that Joseph was pronounced dead at the scene while his female companion was treated at hospital and discharged.

"A crane service was sought to lift his vehicle which had gone over a road barrier following the shooting incident," the police stated.

Persons with information can contact the Major Crime Team directly at 368-5682 or the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 368-9339.

  • Source: BVIHotpress.com

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