Friday, January 19, 2018

Autopsy fails to show cause of WPC’s death *

Killed: Nyasha Joseph

The official cause of death of 22-year-old Woman Police Constable (WPC) Nyasha Joseph is not yet known.

The Express was reliably informed by senior officers an autopsy performed yesterday by Dr Eastyln McDonald Burris at the Forensic Science Centre in St James was inconclusive due to the advanced state of decomposition of the body.

Further tests are expected to be done, and DNA and tissue samples have been secured to be examined in the future.

The Express was told investigators will now need to rely on evidence obtained from the two main suspects in this matter, a 36-year-old man and a 24-year-old man, who are both from Sea Lots.

The evidence, obtained from information given and statements taken, will for now be the main focus of the enquiry in order to secure enough material to hopefully bring charges against persons found responsible for the death of the policewoman.

The Express was reliably informed the right side of the woman's face had significant injuries to it, and there were what appeared to be rope marks on her hands, as well as around her neck.


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