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Brief: Police Have Identified June 15 Homicide Victim

June 19, 2007 – Police have identified the victim of a shooting that took place June 15 in the Mariendahl area of Brookman Road as 48-year-old Laurel Jeffers.
Jeffers, a Nevis native, died from injuries sustained in the shooting. (See "One Dead After Three Unrelated Violent Incidents, Police Say"
Jeffers was shot around 12:55 p.m. After hearing the shots, a concerned citizen tried to take Jeffers to the hospital. While en route, however, the vehicle transporting the victim was involved in a car accident near Al Cohens Plaza.
"The shooting victim was subsequently taken by ambulance to the Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center, where he expired from what appears to be a single gunshot wound," a release from the V.I. Police Department sent at the time of the incident said.
Anyone with information on this or any other crime is urged to contact the confidential Major Crime Unit hotline at (340)715-5544 or 911.

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