Police have identified the body discovered at the Vieux Fort Industrial Estate this morning, April 11 as that of 61-year-old Tita Wilfred of Belvedere Street, Vieux Fort
Police said Wilfred was discovered in an abandoned building at the Vieux Fort Industrial Estate at about 8 a.m.
Police said it is treating the matter as a homicide and that additional information will be released subsequently as investigations into the matter continue.
Sources have told St. Lucia News Online that Wilfred sustained multiple lacerations to the head and that police discovered a block near the body.
The sources further claimed that Wilfred’s “skull was completely broken, all the blows were to the head; dislocated jaw, bruises to both eyes and lacerations to the neck”.
A post mortem examination was performed on her body on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Results indicate Wilfred died as a result of brain damage secondary to a head injury.