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BVI Man Accused of Strangling, Punching, Slapping and Biting St. Thomas Woman At Beach

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that a BVI man strangled, slapped, punched and bit her at the beach on Thursday.

Isaiah R. Frett, 34, of Road Town, Tortola, was arrested and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said today.

Police said they made the arrest of Frett near Coki Point Beach where the incident allegedly occurred.

The VIPD said that they observed visible injuries on the woman’s body.

No bail was set as per the domestic violence statute.

Frett was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Detention Center pending an advice-of-rights hearing. 

This case is currently under active investigation by the Domestic Violence Unit.

Anyone with information about this incident or any other domestic violence crime is asked to please call the Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 or 911.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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