VIPD Investigates Unexplained Death in St. John



In the early morning of Friday, December 29, 2023, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD)’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) began a meticulous investigation into a mysterious death in the Grunwald area of St. John.

At around 1:00 a.m., a son, concerned about his mother’s welfare, visited her home. Tragically, he found her unresponsive and not breathing. Despite his swift action in calling emergency services and their efforts at resuscitation, Marisol Fergurson, 55, originally from St. Thomas, passed away.

VIPD officers arrived at the scene by 1:50 a.m. and confirmed Ms. Fergurson’s death. The CIB Major Crimes Unit is now spearheading the investigation to unravel the events leading to this unfortunate incident.

The VIPD is actively seeking information from the public to assist in this investigation. Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the VIPD at 911 or the CIB Major Crimes Unit directly at 340-774-2211 ext. 5554. For those preferring to remain anonymous, tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers V.I. at this link.

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