85.7 F
Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesPolice Investigate Stabbing Death

Police Investigate Stabbing Death

Virgin Islands Police detectives are investigating a stabbing death that occurred Monday night when a 19-year-old suspect allegedly attempted to steal a car, got into a fight with the owner, and was stabbed to death.

The man told police that at about 8:45 p.m. Monday on Brookman Road, he was getting out of his car when another man, later identified as 19-year-old Aldon Ashley, approached him and said, “I am going with this Jeep.”

According to the report, Ashley allegedly put his hand in his pocket and threatened to “blast” the car’s owner. The two began fighting.

The owner of the Jeep told police he pulled out a knife and began to stab Ashley, who released him and collapsed after running across the street.

The owner of the Jeep was transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center for treatment. The case remains under investigation.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.