The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 20-year-old Amari Krigger and chaged him with first-degree murder in the death Sunday of Eustace “Tiger” Samuels.
Krigger was held without bail, police said.
According to police, Krigger is the primary suspect in the fatal shooting of 51-year-old Samuels,. He was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending his advice of rights hearing.
At about 7:54p.m. Sunday, 911 received a call that a man had been shot. Upon arrival officers discovered Samuel’s lifeless body in his residence in All for the Better, Christiansted. It appeared he had been shot multiple times to the upper body while he was inside his residence.
Samuel was identified by family members.
The Criminal Investigations Bureau is following up on leads and asked the community for assistance. Police urged anyone with information regarding this incident to call the CIB TIP-LINE at 469 475 3871, the bureau at 340-778-2211, 911, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS.) Information reported to Crime Stoppers that helps in the resolution of a case can qualify the caller for an anonymous cash reward.