(St Lucia News Online) – The search for the mother of three Saadia Byron has ended in tragedy.This is St. Lucia’s 51st homicide of 2017.
The lifeless body of the 32-year-old Black Bay, Laborie resident was discovered in a “shallow stone grave” around midday today, Nov. 11, close to her residence, according to relatives and law enforcement sources.
Byron had been missing since yesterday, Friday, Nov. 10, and after a condom, a stone, human faeces and her underwear were discovered about 25 metres from her residence, relatives, including her mother, Georginia Byron feared the worst.
Saadia’s body was semi-nude and covered with stones, sources said.
“The lower body was naked but her bra and top were still on but not covering the breast/s,” an eyewitness said.
“It was a stone grave. They just laid her on the ground and covered the body with stones,” the source added.
Investigators suspect Saadia was raped then murdered. A post-mortem will determine the cause of death.