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CIB Investigate After Body Surfaces In Cruz Harbor, St. John

February 14, 2019

On Thursday, February 14, 2019, a body was found floating in the Cruz Bay Harbor near the customs dock, as callers reported to 911 at approximately 7:00 am.

Officers and support units responded to the scene and discovered a body floating in the water who appeared to be a black male individual.

Preliminary investigation indicates no signs of foul play.

The deceased was identified by family members as 43-year-old Deon Stephen.

This case remains under investigation pending the Medical Examiners findings during the autopsy.

If anyone has information on this incident, please call the Criminal Investigations Bureau at (340) 774-2211, Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS or 911.

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