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St. Thomas Woman Tells Police She Was Hit So Hard During Attack in Honduras That She Was Knocked Unconscious

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that she was hit so hard during an attack in Estate Honduras late Thursday night that she was knocked unconscious and had to check herself in to the hospital emergency room when she woke up the next day.

Police were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center about 1:14 p.m. on Friday to interview the woman about the incident, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said.

The woman told police that she was walking in Estate Honduras about 11:30 p.m. when she was suddenly attacked.

She said her attacker struck her several times on her body, causing her to fall to the ground and lose consciousness.

The woman said that she sustained several injuries during the incident, according to the VIPD.

She was taken by ambulance to the hospital where she was treated for her injuries and released, police said.
The case is currently under active investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please contact the VIPD at (340) 774-2211 or the Criminal Investigation Bureau (340) 714-9801.

You can also call the anonymous tip line Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 or 911.

GOOGLE MAPS: Estate Honduras, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling.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