Guyanese woman found dead on beach in Barbados

Friends of Annastacia Natasha Angel standing around in disbelief. The woman being attended to by police was overcome with grief. (Picture by Carlos Atwell)

The body of a Guyanese woman was found along the beach at Hastings, Christ Church, Barbados, according to a report in today’s Barbados Nation.

The woman has been identified as 27-year-old Annastacia Natasha Angel, of nearby St Matthias Road.

According to the Barbados Nation, the woman was seen lying at the edge of the water on Grand Kadooment day and was subsequently pulled ashore. A call was made to police.

Angel’s body was close to the path to the beach, nearly opposite St Matthias Road, behind the guest houses next to Soco Hotel.

A man said to be her boyfriend and some friends were at the scene yesterday, Barbados Nation has reported.

Police in Barbados are treating the incident as unnatural, and anyone with any information pertaining to the discovery is asked to contact Hastings Police Station at 430-7612, CID at 430-7189 or any police station.