Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 23, 2018, (RSCNPF): A post-mortem examination was conducted on the body of the late Shirley Dawn Morton of Hanleys Road on Monday, January 22, 2018. The examination was done by Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov. On conclusion of the examination, the Pathologist reported that the cause of death was multiple blunt force traumas to the head causing brain injury.
The High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force notes, with great concern, the false reports that were being circulated shortly following the discovery of Morton’s body. The High Command takes this opportunity to urge both individuals and media entities alike, to disseminate information with greater caution and empathy as the negative effects of such false reports are far-reaching and can have an impact on the family of the deceased.
Police investigations into the matter are ongoing and a person of interest is being sought. Wanted by the Police for questioning is Wayne ‘Spyer’ Chapman who is the owner of the house in which Morton’s body was found. He was also the boyfriend of the deceased.
Persons with information regarding this matter are urged to assist by calling the Violent Crime Unit at the Cotton Ground Police Station at 469-5269, the Gingerland Police Station at 469-3448, the nearest Police Station or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 (TIPS).