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Mariendahl Man Who Took Gun From Dead Body At Four Winds Plaza Crime Scene Arrested Wednesday: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with tampering with evidence after he was seen on surveillance video removing a gun from the dead body of a shooting victim at Four Winds Plaza.

Suni R. Abiff, 39, of Estate Mariendahl, was arrested at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday and charged with obstruction of justice, willful destruction or concealment of evidence, and third-degree false reporting, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

“Abiff was observed on video surveillance removing a firearm from the body of the deceased victim of a shooting that occurred at the Four Winds Plaza shopping center on October 24,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.

Abiff posted bail of $5,000 and was released pending an advice-of-rights hearing.

Detectives are still seeking information in this incident to bring those responsible to justice.

If you have information, you are urged to contact police by calling 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 extension 5569, or anonymously at (800) 222-TIPS. Remember, if you see something, say something.

All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this news article are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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