Police have released a man who was held for questioning in relation to the death of Yana Auguste.
Auguste’s semi-nude body was discovered near the Hummingbird Beach in Soufriere on Sunday, July 12.
Crime Chief Milton Desir told St. Lucia News Online (SNO) that the man was taken in for questioning on Monday, July 13 and subsequently released.
Currently no one is in custody for that case, but investigations are continuing, the crime chief explained.
Mesir said there isn’t any strong evidence to hold anyone at this point for the murder.
A post-mortem examination revealed that Auguste died as a result of physical trauma and asphyxia.
Police said they are treating the case as a homicide.
Relatives also believe that the 32-year-old woman was murdered.