A 65-year-old woman has been stabbed to death. CNC3 News understands that Raziah Siechan who lived alone returned home from a wake around 2:35 am.
A relative called to check up on the woman and said someone strange answered, the relative became alarmed and contacted the police who then responded.
When they arrived at the home along Ring Road, Lange Park Chaguanas, they discovered the woman bleeding on the floor of her home.
She had stab wounds to the neck. Police say there were signs of a break-in and struggle.
Siechan is believed to have lived alone.
Siechan owned a pharmacy in St Helena.