Woman’s body discovered near drain

The body of a woman was discovered near a drain at Kinakon, outside Port Moresby, around midday today.

The mother-of-two, from Goilala, has been identified by her relatives.

According to the grieving relatives, the deceased, who lived at 14-Mile, had been missing since Friday.

Meantime, the Central provincial police commander, Laimo Asi, confirmed the discovery of the body, adding that they believe she was murdered, as her face has been disfigured.

“Details into her death will have to be established through the investigation process,” stated the PPC.

The deceased’s relatives are currently on site, collecting money to bring the body down to the hospital.

Carmella Gware