Woman found dead in fowl coop

February 26, 2018

Investigators in St Ann are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of an elderly woman, who was found hanging by a scarf in her fowl coop in the community of Williamsfield.

The incident, which occurred last Friday, has reportedly left an entire community in shock.

Dead is 60-year-old Lorna Chisholm-Mathews, a dressmaker of a Williamsfield, Lime Hall, St Ann.

The police said that they are investigating along the lines of a suspected suicide.

Reports from the St Ann's Bay police are that at about 11:50 a.m., a family member saw the body in a fowl coop hanging from a beam with a scarf tied around the neck.

The police were alerted, the scene processed and the body removed to the morgue.

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