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Man Stabbed to Death in Estate Frydenhoj, Suspect Arrested

May 27, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On May 26 at approximately 8:57 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of an unresponsive male in the vicinity of the ballpark in Estate Frydenhoj. Emergency Medical Technicians on the scene concluded that the male, who appeared to have sustained a stab wound to his upper body, did not have any vital signs.

The victim has been identified by next of kin as Mendel Felix.

Around 2 a.m. on May 27, police arrested Kyan Crooke, age 32 of Estate Frydenhoj, charging him with Voluntary Manslaughter in the incident. Bail for Crooke was set at $125,000. He was unable to post bail and was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

Kyan Crooke

This incident is presently under investigation. Any persons having information regarding this incident area asked to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 extension 5569, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.

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