Woman found dead in fowl coop

February 26, 2018
Crime scene

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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