Body Found Near Frederiksted

A person walking a dog on Mahogany Road near Frederiksted on Thursday made a disturbing find that the V.I. Police confirmed was a human body in an advanced stage of decomposition.

According to police, officers responded to a report made at approximately 4 p.m. by a citizen who said they smelled a strong odor in the area while walking their dog and subsequently identified what appeared to be a body.

The body’s discovery is an active investigation, police said. The cause of death could not be determined until examined by the Medical Examiner. 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)

Support the VI Source

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall - we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. Our sites are more popular than ever, but advertising revenues are falling - so you can see why we could use your help. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. If everybody who appreciates our reporting efforts were to help fund it for as little as $1, our future would be much more secure. Thanks in advance for your support!