Body of unidentified woman found on coconut plantation
7/3/2012 5:30:24 PM -
Mankrong-Junction, July 3, GNA - An unidentified woman was on Sunday found dead on a coconut plantation near Mankrong-Junction in the Agona East District of the Central Region with some vital parts of the body missing.
A spokesman for the Mankrong-Junction Police, who told the Ghana News Agency, said some of the missing parts include her wrists, legs and genitals.
The Police spokesman said on Monday, July 2, the owner of the plantation, Madam Mercy Obuobi, informed them that a woman had been killed on her farm.
The Police said some personnel were dispatched to the scene at Otabilkwa on a hired taxi because the station had no vehicle.
According to the Police, the victim might have been murdered at a different location and the body dumped on the farm because no one from the nearby communities had been reported missing.
The spokesperson said the body could not be sent to the mortuary due to it bad state, explaining that, they would contact the Agona Swedru Magistrate's Court to apply for a permit to enable the Police to bury the body at the crime scene.
Meanwhile, investigations are underway.