Mekel Blash

ST. THOMAS — At 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, Mekel Blash, 27, of Nadir was arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder, 2nd Degree Murder, 1st Degree Assault, 3rd Degree Assault, Use of a Dangerous Weapon during the Commission of a Crime of Violence, Grand Larceny and 1st Degree Burglary.

The arrest of Blash was made in connection to January 19, 2014 homicide of Mr. James Malfetti that occurred in Chocolate Hole, St. John.

No bail was issued for Mekel Blash by order of the Honorable Judge Kathleen McKay of the Superior Court. Mekel Blash was processed and remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advise of Rights Hearing.