Man Charged With Manslaughter In Death Of Bviec Worker


Monday, February 29 – Detectives within the Special Investigations Unit have charged a man with the negligent manslaughter in relation to the death of BVI Electricity Corporation Linesman Alex George.

BVIEC Senior Linesman Vincent Matthew, 54, made his first appearance before Magistrate’s Court today and was granted bail in the sum of $80,000 with a signed surety.

On August 31 of last year, Alex George died shortly after commencing work on an electricity pole in Gun Creek, Virgin Gorda. Postmortem examination determined that his cause of death was electrocution.