Julio Molina | Nov 30, 2022
Drowning incident, an adult female is in critical condition, and a 4-months-old baby girl passed away.
ST Thomas, USVI - On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at 7:47p.m., the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD), the Virgin Islands Fire Emergency Medical Service (FEMS), and the St. Thomas Rescue were mobilized to a reported drowning of two
people in the area of Oasis Cove Marina, Frydenhoj.
Upon arrival, VIPD Officers, Rescue Officers, Firefighters, and a good Samaritan rescued an adult female from the water and began lifesaving measures.
As further information was received, Officers were made aware that a child was also missing. Shortly after, an approximately four-month-old infant was recovered from the water.
Both patients were transported by ambulance to the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, the 4-month-old infant (girl) was later declared deceased by physicians.
The adult female currently remains on life support.
This incident is an ongoing investigation by the VIPD Criminal Investigations Bureau.