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Disabled Woman Raped and Murdered In St. Ann
According to head of the Area Two police, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Fitz Bailey, a suspect has been taken into custody with the gruesome killing.
The woman, identified as Terry Bowen of Higgin Town, suffered from Down syndrome. Down syndrome is a condition in which a person is born with an extra chromosome, which causes delays in the way an individual develops, mentally and physically. Bowen was said to be no bigger than a six year old child.
ACP Bailey confirmed that at about 10:30 am, Bowen’s body was found in a one room dwelling that was under construction. Her relatives found her in a most gruesome manner with several stab wounds to her body.
According to ACP Bailey, based on investigations, Bowen was raped. He also confirmed that a suspect was taken into custody following preliminary investigations into the killing.