Basseterre, St. Kitts, (January 22, 2018 ): A suspected domestic violence incident has led to the tragic death of a young woman. Reports are that at about 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018, police in Gingerland responded to a report at Buck Hill. There they found the lifeless body of a woman in a house on Hanleys Road.
The body has since been identified as that of 45-year-old Shirley Dawn Morton of Hanleys Road. She had visible injuries to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr. Chandy Jacobs. The scene was processed and a number of items of evidential value were taken into police custody.
The owner of the house and boyfriend of the deceased, Wayne ‘Spyer’ Chapman, is currently being sought by the police in connection with the incident.
Persons with information regarding this matter are urged to assist by calling the Violent Crime Unit at the Cotton Ground Police Station at 469-5269, the Gingerland Police Station at 469-3448, the nearest Police Station or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 (TIPS).