The police in Dominica are treating the death of a Brazilian national in Hodges as a suspected homicide.
A report from police PRO, Sergeant Pellam Jno Baptiste says the body of the Brazilian woman was found about 6:00 pm on Sunday lying in a footpath which leads to Hodges Beach in an area between Calibishie and Woodfordhill.
Rose Wyatt, 51, was the owner of Sunrise Gardens, located about two kilometers from the village of Calibishie. On its website, Sunrise Gardens is described as “self-catering apartments.”
“The police considers the death of Rose Wyatt, a suspected homicide,” Jno Baptiste said.
He stated the scene was secured by the police and Wyatt was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
He said anyone with information of the crime should call the Criminal Investigation Department at 266-5164, 266-5165, and 266-5119 or Crime Stoppers Dominica at 1-800-8477.