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Search Continues for Missing Persons

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to search for two individuals who were both recently reported missing.

80-year-old Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel was reported missing on February 19. Emmanuel is a Black male, standing around 5 feet 5 inches in height, and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, with a dark brown complexion. He was last seen on February 19 at around 6:45 a.m. at his residence in Canebrake Apartments, wearing a brown striped pajama pants, white vest, and no shoes. A $3,200 reward for information leading to his whereabouts has been offered.

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Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel

41-year-old Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop was reported missing on March 8. Heslop is a Caucasian female, standing about 5 feet 7 inches in height. She has a tattoo on her left shoulder. She was last seen on March 7 aboard the vessel Siren Song, that was moored in Frank Bay, St. John.

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Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop

Detectives are asking for the community’s assistance with information regarding the whereabouts of Emmanuel on St. Croix and Helsop on St. John. If you have information on either of their whereabouts, you are urged to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau on St. Croix at (340) 778-2211 or on St. Thomas at (340) 774-2211.


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