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79-Year-Old Man Arrested For Negligent Homicide

June 13, 2019

Kingshill , St. Croix USVI - On May 6, 2019, at around 3:14 pm, in the vicinity of the Alfredo Andrews School, a male driver traveling in a black SUV on the Mon Bijou road made a left turn to traverse onto the School’s road, struck a vehicle, veered left and struck a 14-year-boy, Brendel William, who was a student at the John H. Woodson Junior High school. Brendel was walking on the grassy area in front of the school.

The vehicle then proceeded onto the school’s property.

The boy sustained internal damages and was airlifted to a San Juan, Puerto Rico Medical Center for further treatment for his injuries.

On May 23, 2019, Brendel William passed away following hospitalization from the automobile accident he suffered.

On June 13, 2019, Laurely E. Henry, 79-years-old, was arrested by a warrant issued by a Superior Court Judge on that same day for Negligent Homicide by a Vehicle.

Bail was set at $30,000. Henry posted bail and was released.

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