Sun | Sep 23, 2018

Woman's body with throat slashed found in igloo

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 10:18 AM

Detectives assigned to the Manchester Criminal Investigations Branch are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a woman that was found along the Winston Jones Highway in the parish this morning.

The police say the body is of brown complexion, medium build, about 5 feet 6 inches long and has tall, natural hair.

The woman appears to be in her late twenties.

The police say about 1:25 a.m. a team was on mobile patrol when they saw a grey Toyota Starlet motorcar parked on the roadway with the front doors open.

Checks were made and the body of the female was found wrapped in a sheet and placed in a igloo on the backseat with its throat slashed.

The scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue pending identification and post-mortem examination.

The police are asking anyone who can assist in identifying the woman’s body or who has information that can assist in their investigations to contact the Mandeville CIB at 876-962-2832, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station. Persons may also call Crime Stop at 311 or 811.

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