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Man Reported Missing Found Deceased

August 09, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On August 6 at approximately 7:58 p.m., a woman called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report that her boyfriend was missing.

The complainant stated that on that day at around 1 p.m., her boyfriend went snorkeling at Cabrita Point and had not returned home. VIPD officers, St. Thomas Rescue and the US Coast Guard searched the area for the male, but he was not located.

On August 7 at roughly 6 a.m., the body of a male in snorkeling gear was found on the shoreline at Cabrita Point. The body was later identified as 48-year-old Robert James Holliday, Jr. The cause of death is unknown at this time, pending an autopsy.

Any person having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the VIPD by calling 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 extension 5579 or 5557, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-8477.

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