An 88-year-old woman, who resided alone, died after being sexually assaulted and stabbed multiple times in Runaway Bay, St Ann.
The deceased woman has been identified as Netty Rowe.
Initial reports are that Rowe’s body was found at around 11:30 am.
Her body was found in a room with multiple stab wounds to the chest and police sources said that it is suspected that she was sexually assaulted by her intruders.
The house was also ransacked.
More information later.