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Friday, Feb 26, 2021

Business Man Gunned Down In Spring Ghut

Business Man Gunned Down In Spring Ghut

Police are probing the circumstances into a shooting incident which occurred earlier today, September 10 in Spring Ghut on Tortola.
The deceased is confirmed to be Matthew Daly, a 55 year old resident of Fat Hog’s Bay.

He is popularly known as 'Shorty' and is always known to be well-dressed.

According to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force(RVIPF), officers responded to a report, received after 1:30pm of a shooting in Spring Ghut.

"On arrival one male was found unresponsive with what appeared to be gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene," the RVIPF stated.

Persons with any information related to this incident are asked to contact Detective Inspector Vernon Larocque; directly on 368-9809 or via the Major Crime Investigation Team on 368-5682.

"All information will be treated with discretion and confidentiality will be assured," the RVIPF stated.

Daly was a well-known employee of a telecommunications giant in the territory and also runs a food establishment.

Today's shooting comes just days after the shooting death of George Burrows at his home in Purcell Estate.

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