PRESS RELEASE – The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 32 year old, Yana Auguste of Reduit, Gros-Islet.
On Sunday, July 13, 2015, Soufriere police responded to a report of a vehicular accident at the bottom of Anse Chastanet Hill in Soufriere.
Upon arrival, the officers discovered a partially submerged 2015 Suzuki Swift, registration number 8663.
Auguste’s body was found near the wreckage with what appeared to be injuries to the head. The body was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
On Tuesday, July 14, 2015 a post mortem examination conducted on the body of Auguste revealed that she died as a result of physical trauma and asphyxia.
Anyone with information which could assist in the investigation of this incident are asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at telephone numbers 456 3752 or 456 3754.