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St. Thomas Man Turns Himself In for Assault

A St. Thomas man turned himself into authorities after assaulting and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday.

On Thursday at about 10:30 a.m., Deon McKenzie was placed under arrest after his ex-girlfriend identified him as the person who assaulted her, according to the police report.

The victim stated that McKenzie became irate when she decided to end their relationship. The victim also stated that McKenzie shoved her against a wall, placed a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her. She further stated that McKenzie threatened to kill her numerous times and demanded that she not leave, the police report stated.

McKenzie, 51, turned himself into the Domestic Violence Unit and faces charges of assault second-degree domestic violence, assault third-degree domestic violence, false imprisonment domestic violence, simple assault domestic violence, and disturbance of the peace domestic violence. No bail was set as per the Domestic Violence statute, police said.

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