Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Koreen Latham Charles, a 35-year-old port officer of Fairbaine Pasture, which occurred Wednesday morning.
Polcie say they were informed of a female in distress in the community of Fairbaine Pasture with what appeared to be gunshot wounds about her body.
Charles was rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) to seek medical attention but later died.
A post mortem examination will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death.
Police are seeking the assistance of the public in obtaining any information that will lead to the apprehension and prosecution of the offender(s) in this matter.
Persons with information are asked to call 1-784-456-1339, 1-784-458-4200 or contact any police officer or police station.
All information will be dealt with confidentiality, police say.