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Man Arrested for the Death of 68-year-old Man on Hospital Ground

St. Thomas, USVI - On Friday, February 24, 2023, at approximately 1:47 p.m., a citizen contacted 911 and reported shots fired in the area of upper Hospital Ground and that a male was being transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center. A male victim was transported via private vehicle and had appeared to have suffered at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. Lifesaving efforts were performed at Schneider Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Room, however the male succumbed to his injury. Next of kin identified the male as 68-year-old, Keith A. Jennings.

Richardson Dangleben, Jr.

Shortly after the shots were reported, Richardson Dangleben, Jr. contacted 911 and reported that he had shot Mr. Jennings.

Mr. Dangleben, Jr. was subsequently arrested and charged with the shooting death of Mr. Keith Jennings.

Anyone having any information about this incident please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340) 774-2211 or the Criminal Investigation Unit’s Major Crimes Division at (340) 642-8449. Contact can also be made to Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800)-222-TIPS (8477).

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All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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