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St. Croix Man Stabbed In Nightclub Refuses To Cooperate With Police

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 42-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach early this morning but has refused to tell police who stabbed him and why, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department.

Police said they received a 911 Emergency Call Center report of a male individual at the Corner Pocket Nightclub in Estate Kingshill with a stab wound to his stomach at 2:09 a.m. Saturday, the VIPD said.

The man injured man was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center Emergency Room for treatment, police said.

A police investigation into the matter has been hampered by the victim’s unwillingness to cooperate with authorities.

Detectives are continuing their investigation into the stabbing, according to police.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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