The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said investigations are underway into the circumstances surrounding the death of a St Kitts & Nevis national on Tortola.
Acting Police Information Officer Akia Thomas said the RVIPF received the report of an ‘unresponsive female’ in Purcell Estate about 6 pm on Friday.
“She was identified as 62-year-old Shirley Malone. She was pronounced dead at the scene,” BVI News was told.
Businessman arrested in unrelated incident
In a further unrelated inquiry, Thomas said a local businessman was arrested yesterday at about 7 pm.
“He was subsequently discharged pending further investigations,” she stated.
Information reaching BVI News indicate that the man is the Managing Director of Bobby’s Market Place, Elton Leonard.
He was allegedly arrested for facilitating non-unformed workers to receive grocery items at his establishment. BVI News understands that the businessman was in custody for roughly two hours before he was released
Defence attorney Leroy Jones represents him.
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