The body of 17-year-old Ariel Lawrence was yesterday found with chop wounds on Portmore Parkway in St Catherine, mere hours after she reportedly boarded a taxi in the area.
According to The Observer, Ariel, who resided in Old Harbour, was reported missing since Monday night after she took the taxi from Portsmouth in Portmore to Spanish Town.
Reports from the police are that citizens discovered Ariel's body about 1:00 am yesterday and summoned them.
Police officers said when they visited the scene, they saw her body on the roadway with wounds to the upper section.
The scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue pending post mortem examination.