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Stab wound to neck – Man charged for murder of Jamaican wife

Stab wound to neck – Man charged for murder of Jamaican wife

Police in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have charged a native of St Vincent and the Grenadines with the knife slaying of his Jamaican wife Sherika Nelson last evening at their matrimonial home in Greenland, BVI. Lennox Franklyn Da Silva, […]

by / on June 11, 2017 at 4:31 PM /
Woman stabbed to death – 6 murders in 6 months

Woman stabbed to death – 6 murders in 6 months

A man who was shot in Jamaica in 2014 is being questioned in relation to the fatal hacking of his Jamaican wife this evening in the Greenland community of East End, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The man, who is originally […]

by / on June 10, 2017 at 10:07 PM /
Hospital worker dies suddenly

Hospital worker dies suddenly

Staff at the state-owned Peebles Hospital has been left in grief following news of the passing of a co-worker who reportedly died while seeking treatment at the medical facility this morning, June 9. She has been identified as 37-year-old Kishan […]

by / on June 9, 2017 at 4:06 PM /
Callwood flown overseas after serious accident

Callwood flown overseas after serious accident

A young BVIslander, JoVaughn Callwood, has been flown out of the territory to undergo emergency treatment following a nasty motorcycle accident at a residence on Tortola yesterday, June 3. The youngster, who is the son of well-known businessman Elton Callwood, […]

by / on June 4, 2017 at 12:18 PM /
Prison officer injured

Prison officer injured

A prison officer has been injured during the latest disturbance, which unfolded at Her Majesty’s Prison this morning, June 1. Details of the attack are sketchy. But highly placed sources said the prison officer was taken to Peebles Hospital after […]

by / on June 1, 2017 at 7:53 PM /
BVI gun crimes ‘not anywhere near’ others

BVI gun crimes ‘not anywhere near’ others

While claiming that the British Virgin Islands (BVI) “has not reached anywhere near the levels that other countries in the Caribbean are experiencing in terms of gun crimes”, Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews has noted that women in the BVI […]

by / on June 1, 2017 at 1:56 PM /
Man found in house at Sea Cows Bay dies

Man found in house at Sea Cows Bay dies

Police are investigating what they consider to be the sudden death of a man, whose body was found yesterday in a house at Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola. Area residents have identified the deceased as Maximo Smith. Reports reaching BVI News […]

by / on May 27, 2017 at 5:48 AM /
Photos: Crash in Pockwood Pond

Photos: Crash in Pockwood Pond

There was a motor vehicle accident in the Pockwood Pond area of Tortola today, May 18. It is not clear if anyone was injured. BVI News Online is trying to ascertain the cause of the crash as well as other […]

by / on May 18, 2017 at 11:08 AM /
BREAKING NEWS: Gunshot victim dies in hospital

BREAKING NEWS: Gunshot victim dies in hospital

The man who was shot and wounded in the Long Look area of Tortola on Saturday night, Shaun Richards, has died. He passed away this evening at Peebles Hospital. Earlier today, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) stated that […]

by / on May 8, 2017 at 9:05 PM /
Man shot in Long Look

Man shot in Long Look

Police have confirmed that a man was shot in the Long Look area of Tortola last night, May 6. A resident, who is a close relative of the man reportedly wounded, has taken to social media, appealing for prayer, and […]

by / on May 7, 2017 at 8:21 AM /