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One man assisting with police probe into missing woman

One man is currently assisting police with their investigation into the disappearance of St Philip resident, Marcelle Smith, police announced today.

Seventy-five-year-old Smith has not been seen or heard from since October 13, and her family has been appealing for the public’s assistance in locating her.


Marcelle Smith has not been seen since October 13th.

On Friday Smith’s daughter, Tanya Smith, announced that the family would double the $5,000 reward for anyone with information on the whereabouts of her mother.

A statement issued today by police public relations officer, Acting Assistant Superintendent David Welch, confirmed that police recovered the body of a woman from a ravine at Halton Plantation, St Philip yesterday.

According to Welch the body, which was in an advanced state of decomposition, was recovered with the assistance of members of the Barbados Fire Service.

The body has not been identified.

A post mortem will be carried out.

8 Responses to One man assisting with police probe into missing woman

  1. Gina Harewood
    Gina Harewood October 25, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    It’s a wicked society we live in today RIP my prayers and thoughts go to her family and friends

  2. Tristan John
    Tristan John October 25, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    That man more cruel than the devil. He should never see sun light again yc

  3. Sheryl Smith
    Sheryl Smith October 25, 2015 at 6:52 pm

    He should be given a fair trial and if, found guilty, hang him by his balls in the said area. Stupid and a cowardly act.

  4. carson c cadogan October 25, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    Dont jump the gun. All the Police has is “a man assisting them” and even if charged the onus would be on the state to prove beyond a show of a doubt that he is guilty.

    Dont forget, innocent until proven guilty.

  5. Bostonian October 26, 2015 at 7:34 am

    That SOB should be executed immediately not send to Dodds and the taxpayers got to take care of his ass for the balance of life that scumbag that lady didn’t deserve that, he’s a piece of scrap

  6. Angela Fergusson October 26, 2015 at 9:40 am

    We must band together as caring and united citizens of this beautiful and Blessed Land to renew our efforts and look out for each other. Family members need to reach out more and show more togetherness.
    There is a wave passing over our Island and therefore we need to change, and or adjust some of our attitudes as well as behaviours. Let the churches band to together with the citizens, hold a day of praise, worship, and earnestly pray. We need intervention before this evil wave overrun us. God answers pray! We must pray and have belief. Heavenly Father protect Barbados.

  7. lswiltshire October 26, 2015 at 10:32 am

    re That man more cruel than the devil. He should never see sun light again

    We can say the same about the current dlp guvment ah lie?


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