The Deceased has been identified as Abena Bertram o/c Tashell, age 21, unemployed of Industrial Hill Works Yard Port Morant St Thomas.
According to reports, on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at about 10 am the now-deceased left home for Industrial church in Morant bay and did not return home 8 pm expected time.
Family members began making calls to her cellular phone without an answer. On monday July 15, 2019, about 2:15 pm a family member made a call to the now-deceased phone and a male voice answered and said Tashell mash up him 48inch Television and he wants $50,000 and the money to be placed in Tashell's account.
A missing person report was made to the Port Morant Police Station.
About 1 pm today the partially decomposed and nude body of Abena Bertram was found along the Stanton River course in the Nutts River community face down in a stream of water with both hands bound behind the back with a piece of red cloth.
Her black shoes, handbag, and underwear was found in the stream. Condom wrapper found along the river bank.
The scene of the crime was processed and the body removed.
The body was quickly identified by a relative of the deceased.