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Police Officer Dexter L. Mardenborough | Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

Police Officer

Dexter L. Mardenborough

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

End of Watch: Sunday, January 27, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Mardenborough was shot and killed while pursuing a suspect after responding to a shooting call at a local nightclub. When he arrived at the scene he observed three men fleeing the scene and gave pursuit.

One of the men took cover behind a building and then opened fire on Officer Mardenborough as he approached. Officer Mardenborough was struck once in the head and killed.

The suspect was arrested the following morning while attempting to leave the island at the local airport.

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I AM AN OLD FRIEND OF DEXTER, WE MET DURING MY DAYS FOLLOWING THE BAND 17 PLUS,AND WE BECAME INSTANT FRIENDS,I JOINED THE COAST GUARD IN 1988 SO I HAD LEFT THE ISLANDS,I WAS IN NEW JERSEY WHEN MY MOTHER TOLD ME THE NEWS,MY HEART IS STILL SICK FROM MISSING YOU SO MUCH,THERE WILL NEVER BE A KINDER FRIEND,"GOOFY" I MISS YOU SO VERY MUCH

KELVIN ANTHONY PEREIRA(AKA FISH)
VERY GOOD FRIEND
September 17, 2014

 

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