Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Body wrapped in rug identified as 21-yr-old woman

The body which was discovered wrapped in a rug in Enterprise on Sunday has been identified as 21-year-old Isabella Joseph.

The body was identified by relatives yesterday, and an autopsy has been ordered to take place today at the Forensic Science Center in St James to determine the cause of death.

However, the body was said to be in an advanced stage of decomposition, leading officers to believe that the 21-year-old may have been killed at least five days ago.

According to reports, around midday yesterday, residents of Penn Street, Enterprise, observed an odd shaped object floating in a river a short distance away.

On closer examination they observed that the object appeared to be a rug.

An arm was sticking out of the rug.

The police were notified and a team of officers from the Homicide Bureau and the Central Division responded. 

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