Woman found with throat slashed

May 04, 2018

A 58-year-old woman was found with her throat slashed in Lawrence Tavern, St Andrew, on Tuesday, May 2.

The deceased is known as Paulene Newman, a farmer from the Duncastle area in the community.

Reports are that at about 5 p.m., residents stumbled upon Newman's body in a shallow stream and alerted the police.

When the police arrived, they processed the scene and removed the body.

The Corporate Communications Unit confirmed the incident and said that they are awaiting a post-mortem.

The Lawrence Tavern police said that they have one suspect in custody but he has not been charged.

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