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Cib Investigating Late-Night Fatal Shooting Of Security Guard

November 25, 2018

Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands - On November 25, 2018, at approximately 12:17 am, officers from the Ancilmo Marshall Command responded to a report of a person down in the Richmond area by the Charles Harwood Medical Complex, Christiansted, where the modular hospital is being built.

Upon arrival, officers discovered the lifeless body of a female security guard that was working on the site. Officers also discovered several spent casings and observed what appeared to be a gunshot wound about the female’s body.

EMT arrived on the scene and were not able to locate any vital signs which indicated that the female had expired prior to their arrival.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the female was shot while at her post sometime between 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, and was discovered by a co-worker.

The deceased was identified by next of kin as 27-year-old Kaiamesha Thomas. She was working for R&T Unlimited Security Company.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Bureau. Any person having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 778-2211. You can also call Crime Stoppers VI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS or 911.

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