3 sudden deaths reported in neighbouring BVI


A St Kitts and Nevis native was among three residents who were found dead at their homes over the past eight days, according to British Virgin Islands Police, who did not disclose the causes of any of the deaths.

The BVI Beacon reported that on the night of May 13, police responded to reports of a possible death at Thredfall Estate, where they discovered Kerry Baker, a 59-year-old St. Kitts national, who was pronounced dead at the scene, police said in a press release issued last Thursday.

Police then received a report at 5:15 p.m. Friday of an unresponsive woman in Crab Hill, Virgin Gorda. The woman was identified as 75-year-old Edis Hazelwood, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Police Information Officer Akia Thomas.

On Sunday afternoon, police received a report of an unresponsive male at his home in Fort Hill. Ruel Fahie, a 54-year-old Virgin Islander, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigations are ongoing in the matter.

(The BVI Beacon)


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