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Floating body is Lebanese native Walid Kashour

Floating body is Lebanese native Walid Kashour

Lebanese native Walid Kashour, 40, has been identified as the territory’s latest homicide victim after his body was discovered yesterday, February 19, 2021, floating in the waters by Sea Cows Bay.

Information from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is that the man, a resident of Manuel Reef, was discovered with his hands & feet tied after he was pulled from the water, however, it remains unclear what transpired.

While Police had received intelligence on the name of the victim, they were hesitant to confirm the information earlier today pending further investigations.

Our newsroom will provide more information as it becomes available.

Investigators at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are now treating today's February 19, 2021, discovery of a man's body in Sea Cows Bay as a homicide investigation.

The black male clad in a white shirt was discovered this morning at around 8:30 am today, floating in waters close to the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre.


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