The female body that was found at the King’s Hill forest reserve has been identified as Ketisha Bess of Great House, Lowmans Leeward.
The 18 year old’s lifeless body was discovered by forest rangers in a close fitted black shot dress and a silver chain on her left ankle. According to the police she had severe trauma injuries to her head.
A 49 year old man is assisting officers at the Calliaqua Police Station Criminal Investigations Department with the investigation.
A post mortem examination will be carried out on the body soon.
Bess’s death is recorded as the 12th murder for 2015