UPDATE: Police name Christ Church woman found dead
UPDATE: March 20, 2018, 9:30 pm
Residents remember Laura Springer.
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Update: Police name Christ Church woman found dead (4:32 pm, March 19, 2018)
The Royal Barbados Police Force has named the woman who was found dead at her home this morning in the following press release:
Police are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of a woman, discovered at #21 St. Lawrence Road, Christ Church.
Around 6:30 am on Monday the 19th day of March 2018, police responded to a report of a body found at a residence located at #21 St. Lawrence Road, Christ Church.
On responding to the area, the motionless body of a female identified as Laura Springer, 56 years, of the said address was discovered lying motionless in the aisle of the said house.
Police are continuing investigations into this matter which is being treated as an unnatural death. Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with these investigations is asked to call the Worthing Police Station at 4307614, or Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1800 –TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station.
All information received will be strictly confidential.
Update: Woman found dead in Christ Church
A family has been thrown into mourning today.
Public relations officer with the Royal Barbados Police Force, Inspector Rodney Inniss, gave an update on their investigations into an unnatural death in Christ Church this morning.
He told Loop News that the lifeless body of a woman was discovered sometime after 6 o'clock this morning:
"As a result of the information received by the police sometime after 6 a.m. today, Monday the 19th of March, police investigations led us to the residence located on St Lawrence Road, in Christ Church, where the lifeless body of a female was discovered."
Stressing that "it is an active investigation and we are treating it as an unnatural death," Inspector Inniss noted that they are "withholding the name at this time, as we notify family."
He also offered condolences to the family of the victim on behalf of the Force:
"We want to express sincere condolences and sympathies on behalf of the Commissioner and the Force in general."
Original Post: Police investigating 'unnatural death' in Christ Church
Emergency personnel are currently on the scene of what is suspected to be an unnatural death in St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church.
Public relations officer with the Royal Barbados Police Force, Inspector Rodney Inniss, provided the following information to Loop News:
"I can confirm that police are on the scene of what appears to be an unnatural death."
More details to follow.