BREAKING: Body found in bag is that of Walvaroo teen, Police confirms

By Admin. Updated 2:08 p.m. Monday, May 16, 2022, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

The body of a female that was found in a bag at Richmond Hill on May 12 is that of Precious Williams, 17, of the East Kingstown community of Walvaroo, Police have confirmed.

Police were informed about the matter by sources that have assisted the police with the identification of the body.

The circumstances surround Williams’ death are still unknown.

She was a past student of the Sion Hill Government School and the West St. George Secondary School.

Sources say “the deseased from time to time she often leaves home without stating where she’s going or who she’s going with”.

The identification was possible after police released photos today of tattoos and a chain found on the body they discovered on May 12 matched with symbols the young lady from Walvaroo possessed.

UPDATED 4:32 p.m: Here is the full police report on the issue:

The body of the female that was discovered on Thursday 12th May 2022 in a bag has been positively identified by a family member as Precious Ziggy-Ann Zafhti Williams, formerly of Walvaroo. She was seventeen (17) years old.

A post-mortem examination was performed on the body on May 16, 2022. The examination revealed that she died as a result of being inflicted with “multiple sharp injuries”.

The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGFPF) thank members of the public for their assistance in identifying the deceased. Moreover, the Police High Command strongly encourages continuous cooperation and partnership between the police and the public on matters of mutual interest – especially, crimes. The High Command believes that whenever the police and public work together, it redounds to benefit of the entire society and makes our communities safer. 

Investigations into the incident continue.

By One News St. Vincent

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