CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say they have charged a homeless person with killing a 79-year-old man who was visiting his wife's grave.

Police said Tuesday that 25-year-old Major Lee Womack also is accused of stealing the victim's wallet, shoes and hat.

Police said Egbert Thomas Jr. was at St. Croix's public cemetery on Sunday morning when he was attacked with an unidentified object.