Cause of Village woman’s death revealed

MyVueNews Staff-writer

Basseterre, St. Kitts, 1st February, 2018 ( – An autopsy carried out on a woman who was found dead in her Walwyn Avenue home in west Basseterre, revealed that the woman died of natural causes.

Police reported that an autopsy carried out by Resident Pathologists Dr. Adrian Nunez revealed that the deceased, 41-year-old Rosella Douglas Lewis, died from Bilateral Pulmonary Embolism (blood clot in the lungs) secondary to hypertension.

According to Police information, Rosella was discovered by her father lying in “what appeared to be blood with what appeared to be vomit in some of the rooms”.

The autopsy also confirmed there were no wounds to the body, or fractures to the skull.

Medical professionals say a pulmonary embolism can be life-threatening if not treated quickly.


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