The lifeless body of a female was fished out from the sea near Canefield over the weekend.
The body was recovered from the sea on Saturday 5th January, 2019 at 10: 50 am.
According to a report from Police Public Relations Officer Simon Edwards the body was identified by a family member as Vernice Nelson. She was 51 years and lived in Portsmouth.
Inspector Edwards said the body was transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital where it was examined by a doctor and officially pronounced dead.
The body was then transported to Lynhurst Funeral Home.
A postmortem will be conducted.
Dominica Vibes will give more information on this developing story as more information becomes available.