Jamaican Woman Killed in The British Virgin Islands, Husband Charged
A Jamaican woman has reportedly been killed in the British Virgin Islands.
Her husband, 52-year-old Lennox Franklyn Da Silva, a native of St Vincent and the Grenadines, has reportedly been taken into police custody and charged with with murder.
According to BVI News, police say the incident took place on Saturday (June 10) at the couple’s matrimonial home in Greenland, BVI.
The victim, Sherika Nelson was reportedly found unresponsive with what appeared to be a stab wound on her neck.
BVI News reports that in 2014, Da Silva was shot by gunmen during a robbery, while he was visiting Jamaica to see Sherika who lived in Clarendon at the time.
Da Silva survived and the pair married following his recuperation before eventually relocating to the BVI. The killing represents the sixth murder this year for the country, which has a population of 30,000 people.
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