CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a dead body was found in the road near the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas on Saturday morning, authorities said.
Joseph Jason Jackson, 49, was positively identified by relatives as the deceased, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police officers to Lindbergh Bay where an unresponsive male was found laying in the roadway at 10:32 a.m. Saturday, according to the VIPD.
Emergency Medical Technicians performed CPR and transported Jackson to the Schneider Regional Medical Center, where he subsequently died, VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.
The cause of death is unknown at this time, pending an autopsy, according to Derima.
This case is currently under active investigation.