St. Thomas, USVI - On Friday, August 11, 2023, at approximately 3:55 p.m., 911 Central Dispatch received a call of an unresponsive male in the area of the garbage dumpsters in Bolongo. The caller stated that the male appeared to have
been shot. Units from the Virgin Islands Police Department traveled and found an unresponsive black male who appeared to have sustained gunshots to his body.
Emergency Medical Technicians, who were on scene, concluded that the male did not have any vital signs. The male’s next of kin identified him as 39-year-old Daryn Hodge.
Anyone having information are asked to contact 911, the Major Crimes Unit at (340) 642-8449 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).
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All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.