Police questioning man over elderly woman’s homicide

MyVueNews Staff-writer

Basseterre, St. Kitts, 5th June, 2018 (MyVueNews.com) – The death of 82-year-old Iona Nicholas of Ponds Estate has been ruled a homicide following the conclusion of an autopsy.

Forensic Pathologist Dr. Valery Alexandrov concluded that her death resulted from mechanical asphyxia due to the obstruction of the airway. As a result of the autopsy, Police have classified Iona’s death as a homicide.

A person of interest is in Police custody assisting in the investigation of the death of Iona Nicholas.

Iona was discovered dead by one of her grandsons on the evening of 3rd June.

Anyone with information on this matter should contact the Violent Crime Unit at 467-1887, 567-1888, or call 662-3468.

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