Police investigating a suspected homicide at Massade, Gros Islet, on Friday have identified the deceased as 78-year-old Marcellina Alexis.
Law enforcement officials said at about 6:00 pm, the Rodney Bay Police Station received a report concerning the death.
Investigators found Alexis unresponsive at her home with an apparent stab wound.
Emergency responders from the Gros Islet fire station received a distress call at about 6:04 pm. But when they arrived, they found that the woman lacked vital signs.
There are no further details at present.