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Man Found Dead In Apartment

December 22, 2010
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On Wednesday, December 22 at about 9 p.m. police on St. Thomas were dispatched to an apartment in Estate Contant. Inside the apartment was the unresponsive body of a male Later identified at 32-year-old Preston Francis.


Emergency Technicians responding to the scene could not find any signs of life on the victim who appeared to have died from at least one gun shot. At this time police have classified this case as a Murder First Degree pending further investigation.


Investigation Bureau and Major Crime detectives are actively investigating this case. Police are not releasing the name of the victim pending notification of next of kin.


Police are urging anyone having any information on this fatal shooting to call detectives at 715-5522, 715-5545, 715-5516, or call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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