A NURSE was discovered dead in the trunk of her car at the San Fernando General Hospital this morning. Jaya Dubay-Ramrattan, 32, had been reported missing since Friday.
Dubay-Ramrattan, of Wilson Road, Clarke Road, Penal, was found by crime scene investigators who were examining her Hyundai Elantra.
Dubay-Ramrattan had worked at the St Ann's Hospital and at a private hospital in Cocorite. The Express was told that a neighbour of Dubay-Ramrattan, who knew she had been missing went to the hospital and saw the vehicle in the car park. He informed her relatives, who in turn, informed the police.
According to police, at around 4 a.m. police officers towed the vehicle to the Barrackpore Police Station. At the police station when CSI opened the trunk of the car, they found Dubay-Ramrattan's body.
Police said that a relative of Dubay-Ramrattan went to the St James Police Station and reported her missing.
He told police that on Friday, he received a text from her telling him that she was going to lime with other nurses. He said after several days, she did not return home. He told police that he went to her workplace in search of her, but was told that she did not report for duty for several days.
An autopsy is expected to be performed on her body today.