A female body which was found outside the Rockaway Beach in Canefield on Saturday, has been identified as that of Vernice Nelson, 51, of Portsmouth.
Public Public Relations Officer, Inspector Simon Edwards, says investigations continue in this matter.
“The commonwealth of Dominica police force is investigating the discovery a lifeless body of a female, fished out of the Caribbean Sea on Saturday 5th of January 2019 at 10:50am about 3 quarters of a mile outside of Rockaway beach. The body was transported to the Princess Margret Hospital (PMH) where it was officially pronounced dead by a medical doctor and brought to the Lyndhurst Funeral Home. A post-mortem will be conducted.”
He said more details will be given as the information becomes available.