Detectives from the Annotto Bay Criminal Investigation Branch, CIB, are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a female that was discovered on a beach in Dover district, St. Mary yesterday.

It’s about 5-feet-6 inches long, of medium build, dark complexion and was clad in a black brassiere with pink patterns, blue jeans pants and a pair of white-and-brown slippers.

Reports are that about 8:45am, residents stumbled upon the body on the beach and alerted the police.

The police say the body had multiple gunshot wounds and abrasions.

Anyone with information that can assist the investigation is being asked to contact the Annotto Bay Police at 996-2244, the Port Maria CIB at 994-2333, 311 Crime Stop, the police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.