Police have launched an intense investigation to determine who is responsible for the death of 77 year old Constance Thompson Gumbs, of Conaree.
The elderly woman’s body was found last evening, April 29, with multiple stab wounds. The homicide has triggered shock throughout the island.
One man is in custody assisting Police with their investigations, as authorities scramble to determine a motive behind the killing.
“Police received a report of a body being found in a house at Conaree at approximately 5:30 p.m. The police responded and found the body of seventy-seven-year-old Constance Thompson-Gumbs lying motionless in the living room of her house with multiple stab wounds in various parts of her body,” an official release from the Police states.
“The District Medical Officer, Dr. Maria Warner was summoned to the scene and pronounced Thompson dead. Personnel from the Forensic Unit processed the scene and took items of evidential value into custody,” the Police statement added.