On Dec. 21, 2019, a shooting occurred in the area of Nadir Circle on St. Thomas, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. When detectives arrived, they inspected the crime scene and observed an unresponsive male lying face down on the public roadway with gunshot wounds about his body. Another victim was struck by gunfire, transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Center for further medical treatment, and identified by next of kin as Jackeel Henry.
On July 28, 2017, Lyana Serieux and her two young sons, 10-year-old Jordan and 5-year-old Jeremiah, were last seen as she drove to their residence in Estate Cane. Several days later, a burnt Toyota Yaris belonging to Lyana was found in Estate Lower Love. The next day, the bodies of Jeremiah and Jordan were found near Ha’Penny Beach on St. Croix. On Aug. 3, the body of Lyana was found in a cistern in an abandoned property behind the Mutual Homes Housing Community.
The community is encouraged to help solve these crimes by providing any information regarding these homicides to Crime Stoppers VI at 1-800-222-8477 or submitting a tip online at www.p3tips.com or www.crimestoppersvi.org.