Jahlil Ward, a St. John man convicted for the 2007 stabbing death of Jamie Cockayne, was found dead on Tuesday.

According to V.I. Police spokesperson Toby Derima, around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, “police were dispatched to the area of the Pine Peace basketball court in reference to a gunshot victim.”

— Contact Brandy Brookes at 340-714-9131 or email bbrookes@dailynews.vi.