Man Walking His Dog Near Rock Quarry On Mahogany Road Finds Badly Decomposed Body
Mahogany Road near Springfield Quarry
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A concerned citizen out walking their dog on Mahogany Road noticed a strong odor and when they followed the scent discovered a badly decomposed body in an area covered with brush, according to Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) spokesman Glen Dratte.
The concerned citizen reported finding the body about 3:58 p.m. on Thursday in the vicinity of the Springfield Quarry on Mahogany Road, Dratte said in a written statement.
Police went immediately to the scene and after an inspection confirmed that the remains were human, not animal, according to the VIPD.
The cause of death could not be determined at this time until the remains are examined by the Medical Examiner’s Office, police said.
The discovery is under active investigation by police.
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