ST. THOMAS — Investigators are working to identify a man’s body found in Charlotte Amalie on Friday, according to V.I. Police spokesman Toby Derima.

The 911 call center dispatched officers to Fortet Strade at 12:11 p.m. for a report of an unresponsive man, Derima said in a news release. Officers found a body “on the ground at the former fire station mechanic shop, located at Fort Christian. Emergency Medical Technicians on the scene found no vital signs,” Derima said. “The deceased was observed as an African-American male, about 50 years or more of age. The deceased’s identity and immediate cause of death could not be determined. However, there were no apparent signs of foul play.”

Detective are urging anyone who may know this individual, or what may have happened, to contact police by calling 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers USVI at 800-222-8477.

- Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email