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22-y-o woman murdered at home in St Elizabeth

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Police in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth are investigating the death of a woman who was found with her throat slashed at her home in Park district in the parish yesterday.

Dead is 22-year-old Yashika Smith, otherwise called 'Rushell'.

Smith was reportedly found dead in her bedroom about 5:00 pm. The police were alerted and the scene processed before the body was removed to the morgue.

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