Basseterre, St Kitts, June 18, 2019 – Police say an autopsy will be carried out on the body of an elderly woman in Bouryeaux, St Kitts, who was found dead in her home on June 17.
“At about 6:30 p.m., a neighbour of the deceased contacted the Police after attempts to contact the elderly woman failed. Upon arriving to the scene, Police observed the elderly woman lying motionless on her kitchen floor,” a police statement said.
The District Medical Officer arrived on scene, examined the body and pronounced her dead.
“To determine the cause of death, an autopsy has been ordered and the Police are continuing their investigation into the matter,” the police statement said.
The statement did not disclose the name or age of the deceased and no mention was made of earlier reports that she was found tied up.