Body of missing St Thomas woman found dead

July 19, 2019

A five-day search for 21-year-old Abina Bertram, also called Tashell, of Industry Hill in St Thomas, who was reported missing on Monday, ended today after her body was found in a river in the community of Nutts River.

The police report that a group was at the river about 1'o clock this afternoon and stumbled upon the body.

The police were called to the scene.

It is reported that Bertram's partially naked body was found face down with the hands bound in the water.

Her face was said to be in a state of decomposition.

Bertram left home for church in Morant Bay on Sunday morning and was expected to return that evening.

Relatives reportedly indicated that calls to her phone went unanswered, which caused them to worry.