Body of missing Jamaican found in BVI

Body of missing Jamaican found in BVI
Missing landscaper Junior Peters.
Missing landscaper Junior Peters.

(BVI NEWS) — The body of an adult male has been found in the Horse Path area of Tortola.

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said in a media release Friday evening that the body is believed to that of the 50-year-old landscaper, Junior Peters who went missing a week ago.

“The investigation into the disappearance of Mr Peters continues,” the RVIPF said.

Police are now appealing to anyone who may have information pertaining to Peters’ disappearance to contact Detective Inspector Vernon Larocque directly on 284-368-9809 or the Major Crime Investigation Team on 284-368- 5682.

Peters, a Jamaican living in the BVI, was last seen in the Horse Path area of Tortola on Saturday, June 27, 2020.

He was engaged in landscaping activities at a private residence.

“His tools/machines and other items were located at the house and a substance believed to be blood also seen,” a police-verified statement circulating on social media read.

His disappearance was described as out of character.


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