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SECOND MURDER IN TWO DAYS: Man Found Riddled With Bullets In Savan


CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Thursday, February 18, 2016 at roughly 8:11pm, the 911 Emergency call center received a report of an assault victim in the vicinity of Savan.

Upon arrival to the scene, officer’s found an unresponsive male victim who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds, lying motionless on the ground in Savan.

The Emergency Medical Technicians that responded to the scene indicated that the victim showed no vital signs and pronounced him dead on the scene.

The victim was later identified as 66-year-old Randolph Rabsatt of Ukle Gade.

This case is currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.

If you have information concerning the murder please contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-714-9807 ext. 5556, 911, or the anonymous tip service Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or go to

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John McCarthy

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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everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling.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 50 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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