Friday 14 August, 2020

Elderly woman found dead face-down in water drum at home

The St Thomas police are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of an elderly woman at her home in the parish on Thursday, July 9.

Dead is 92-year-old Miriam Dunbar of London Lane, Morant Bay, St Thomas.

Reports from the Morant Bay police are that about 2:00 p.m., a relative stumbled upon Dunbar’s body lying face-down in a water drum.

The police were alerted and the senior citizen was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The scene where the body was found was processed and the body has been taken to the morgue for a post-mortem examination.

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