Update: Man Killed In Robbery
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Published: January 07, 2017 7:49 am AST
Franklyn Fahie in happier times, 2009
Photo Credit: John F Black
Police have confirmed that they are conducting investigations into a shooting which occurred during a robbery at Fahie Boy Bar in Long Look on the night of January 6.

"During the robbery, one man was shot and hospitalised. This man has since died."

Dead is Frankie Fahie.

The Coroner’s Office has been informed and a Family Liaison Officer has been assigned.

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is asking anyone with information into this matter to contact the Special Investigations Unit at 368-5682.

Persons can also contact the Intelligence Unit at 368-9339 or report the information requested anonymously to Crimestoppers through its Miami-based hotline number 800-TIPS (8477).

Previous Article Published January 7 - Man Killed In Robbery

A man was shot and killed during a reported robbery late Friday evening, January 6, 2017. Dead is Frankie Fahie of Zion Hill.

According to information, the incident occurred at a bar in Vanterpool Estate, Long Look.

The victim was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

BVI Platinum News will provide more information as it becomes available.

In early December, a businessman was shot and injured during an attempted robbery in the Vanterpool Estate area.

Also, on January 4, a man was robbed by a masked male person in his home at Carrot Bay.

Persons are asked to contact the Intelligence Unit at 368-9339 or report the information requested anonymously to Crimestoppers through its Miami-based hotline number 800-TIPS (8477).
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See what I mean , the first thing y'all idiots say is deportee and expats , ppl stop sounding so stupid n conceited . Look around y'all own ppl robbing n I mean like petty robbery (lemme guess deport them to). Y'all make it sound as a crime is committed it's an expat or like... more
January 09 at 5:17pm | Like2 People like this.   Dislike1 Person dislike this.
Trial times | Report Abuse
Too much deportee from the US entering this place....(locals and expat) a like.. too many ppl looking easy money
January 07 at 12:37pm | Like21 People like this.   Dislike6 People dislike this.
Hush your mouth u sound so stupid. Like is expats fault for y'all corrupted place . The only thing wa have y'all on a high horse is y'all have US. Let tourism die see what happen. Ppl come from other places to work hard , n make honest money , let the expats leave see how many ppl... more
January 09 at 5:23pm | Like3 People like this.   Dislike1 Person dislike this.
RIP Wha-now!
January 07 at 10:44am | Like1 Person like this.   Dislike2 People dislike this.
So sad | Report Abuse
It used to be so safe and friendly. Just the past few years have seen a horrible decline in Tortola. What has changed?
January 07 at 10:27am | Like16 People like this.   Dislike
Tolian to the bone | Report Abuse
The world is coming to a close. Times are getting harder. People are getting greedier and uglier in their behavior. What's happening? We are a part of this big ugly world. NDP is the ruling Government, yes. But a lot of what is going on is Parental neglect, raising children without... more
January 07 at 7:32pm | Like18 People like this.   Dislike7 People dislike this.
only now | Report Abuse
well what do u expect. u vote for ppl u like not who u needed. u ppl in the country all about yourselves. very greedy and selfish and u train your sons and daughters to be the same way. u push for u locals to hate expats and who does that? I mean come on. its grown Christian ppl that are... more
January 12 at 2:14pm | Like    Dislike
Reality Check | Report Abuse
When will the police and govt see it necessary to allow persons to arm themselves. The police need help in many ways but examples need to be made of these scums. This is sickening now. I bet if they know the public ready n waiting armed jus like them they would think twice. This calls for... more
January 07 at 8:25am | Like29 People like this.   Dislike11 People dislike this.
Yeah Right | Report Abuse
@this gun law thing put idle hands to work? The jobs are out there, just the idle ones don't want to be ruled on. You can't talk to me like that mentality, I self see how man people live in the BVI with second jobs on work permit. You go around the hotel and restaurant industries and... more
January 07 at 4:34pm | Like17 People like this.   Dislike3 People dislike this.
Ypu sound so foolish!
January 07 at 10:07pm | Like2 People like this.   Dislike4 People dislike this.
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