Senior citizen killed in St Ann

May 17, 2017
File stabbing

The St Ann police are probing the stabbing death of a senior citizen.

The body of 88 year-old Nettie Rowe was found in her home in Runaway Bay at around 11:30 a.m., with multiple stab wounds to the chest.

The police are investigating whether the elderly woman was sexually assaulted. 

The body was reportedly discovered by a relative who recently returned from overseas.

Rowe lived alone.

The police are yet to establish a motive for the killing.

However, it was reported that the woman’s house was ransacked.