The body of a woman was found in a barrel on a handcart with the hands and feet bound on Darling Street in West Kingston about 10:00 last night has been identified.
She has been identified only as ‘Brianca’, a resident of Denham Town in West Kingston.
Sources said the female was attacked, held and her hands and feet bound before she was killed and her body placed head-down in a barrel, with debris being placed on the remains.
The handcart with the barrel and its human content that was discovered by the police on Wednesday night.
Reports are that the youngsters who were observed transporting the body on a handcart at the intersection of Pechon and Beckford streets were carrying the remains to dispose of it at an undisclosed location.
The youngsters fled leaving the cart and its contents after members of a police team saw them acting in a suspicious manner and instructed them to stop.
The police said they are still searching for the persons behind the deadly attack.
Sources believe the woman’s killing was the latest in a series of attacks being carried out by criminals in and around sections of West Kingston who are locked in an ongoing feud.
Another source states the woman is no stranger to the community and that she could have been involved in gang activity and allegedly gave orders for men to be killed.
The police have launched an investigation into the matter.