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Unresponsive Male Found Off St. Thomas Waters

September 21, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On September 21 at roughly 3:19 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a female on a vessel stating that an unresponsive male was pulled out of the ocean, between Sapphire Beach and Lovango Cay. Upon arrival, officers observed an unresponsive Black male lying on his back on the back of the vessel. A nurse aboard the vessel concluded that the male had no vital signs. There was no apparent sign of foul play, but the investigation continues.

The identity of the male is being withheld until next of kin is notified. The cause of death is undetermined pending an autopsy.

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