Update: ‘Floating Body’ identified; abusive husband in police custody

The area where the body was found.


By Tracey Khan – Drakes

The area where the body was found.
The area where the body was found.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The body of the woman found floating in the ‘B’ Field area close to Sophia, Greater Georgetown this morning has been identified as that of Natasha Ann Jacobs.

iNews understands that the 35 – year – old woman lived in Sophia with her husband and children. She was last seen alive on Saturday, December 27 by her mother.

Her body was discovered by passersby who observed a number bruises to the face and mouth.

Residents believe the woman’s abusive husband is responsible for her death. Reports also indicate that the dead woman’s mother pleaded with her on numerous occasions to leave her abusive spouse, but to no avail.

The suspect was dealt several blows to his body by angry residents before the police arrived on the scene. He is currently in police custody.




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